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ISBN: 1434603806 / ISBN-13: 9781434603807

Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl

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One of the most significant slave narratives ever written is now released for the first time in mass market paperback. Writing as Linda Brent, ... Show synopsis

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  • Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl (BiblioLife) – Trade paperback (2007)
    by Harriet Ann Jacobs

    Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl

    Trade paperback, BiblioLife
    2007
    English
    228 pages

    ISBN: 1434603806
    ISBN-13: 9781434603807

    This is a pre-1923 historical reproduction that was curated for quality. Quality assurance was conducted on each of these books in an attempt to remove books with imperfections introduced by the digitization process. Though we have made best efforts - the books may have occasional errors that do not impede the reading experience. We believe this work is culturally important and have elected to bring the book back into print as part of our continuing commitment to the preservation of printed works worldwide.

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Reviews of Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl

Overall customer rating: 4.667
dfbolton40
by dfbolton40 on Oct 6, 2011

My mother read this before I did and we both enjoyed the book.

Keith C

Best I've Read

by Keith C on Aug 11, 2011

This is the very best insight into the life of a slave I have ever read, by male or female. Written pre-Civil War, Harriet Jacobs gives the view of the terrible dynamics of a slave girl entering womanhood at only 12 years old -- and the horrible consequences of the "respected community medical doctor" who wickedly controls her life, and his wife who hates her for simply living and thus being a feminine target of her husband. She gives descri\ptions of the very rough lives of other slaves on nearby plantations. A very engrossing read. I gave my copy to my good friend going back to Africa, who is interested in the history of African Americans. A definite recommendation.

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BugEyeMidnight
by BugEyeMidnight on Sep 6, 2009

She's amazing. We all know that slavery was an awful abomination, but hearing this firsthand account knocked the wind from me. I was stunned and deeply moved.

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