Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl by Harriet Jacobs
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Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl
By Harriet Jacobs

Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl

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Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl by Harriet Jacobs

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This autobiographical account by a former slave is one of the few extant narratives written by a woman. Written and published in 1861, it delivers a powerful portrayal of the brutality of slave life. Jacobs speaks frankly of her master's abuse and her eventual escape, in a tale of dauntless spirit and faith.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780486419312
ISBN-10: 0486419312
Format: Paperback
(210mm x 133mm x 11mm)
Pages: 176
Imprint: Dover Publications Inc.
Publisher: Dover Publications Inc.
Publish Date: 28-Dec-2001
Country of Publication: United States

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Books By Author Harriet Jacobs

Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl by Harriet Jacobs Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl, Paperback (November 2015)

Harriet Jacobs's slave narrative is remarkable for its candid exposure of the sexual abuse suffered by slaves at the hands of their owners. Her sufferings, and eventual escape to the North, are described in vivid detail. This edition also includes her brother's short memoir, 'A True Tale of Slavery'.

Three Narratives of Slavery by Harriet Jacobs Three Narratives of Slavery, Paperback (December 2008)

Straightforward, yet often poetic, accounts of the battle for freedom, these memoirs by three courageous black women vividly chronicle their struggles in the bonds of slavery, their rebellion against injustice, and their determination to attain equality.

Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, an American Slave & Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl by Harriet Jacobs Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, an American Slave & Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl, Paperback / softback

In his wrenching, classic autobiography--one of the most important documents in American history--Douglass describes himself as a man who became a slave and, later, a slave who became a man. Reissue.

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