Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl

Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl

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ISBN10: 194518602X ISBN13: 9781945186028 Publisher: Clydesdale Pr Llc Published: May 17 2016 Pages: 199 Weight: 0.50lbs. Height: 8.00" Width: 5.50" Depth: 0.75" Language: English

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Packaged in handsome, affordable trade editions, Clydesdale Classics is a new series of essential literary works. It features literary phenomena with influence and themes so great that, after their publication, they changed literature forever. From the musings of literary geniuses like Mark Twain in The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn to the striking personal narrative of Solomon Northup in Twelve Years a Slave, this new series is a comprehensive collection of our history through the words of the exceptional few. One of the only surviving female slave narratives from the twentieth century, Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl is an autobiographical account written by Harriet Jacobs. The narrative documents the extreme adversity she overcame before she eventually achieved her freedom. Born into slavery, young Harriet was taken into the care of her mother’s mistress, who treated her relatively well. However, a few years later, the mistress passed away and her cruel, abusive relatives inherited Harriet. Under the pseudonym ?Linda Brent,

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