Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl

Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl

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ISBN10: 0486419312 ISBN13: 9780486419312 Publisher: Dover Pubns Published: Nov 9 2001 Pages: 167 Weight: 0.30lbs. Height: 8.00" Width: 5.00" Depth: 0.50" Language: English

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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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