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Iola Leroy / Edition 1
     

Iola Leroy / Edition 1

by Frances Harper, Hazel V. Carby
 

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ISBN-10: 0807065196

ISBN-13: 9780807065198

Pub. Date: 12/10/1999

Publisher: Beacon Press

Iola Leroy was originally published in 1892, during a time of black disenfranchisement, lynching, and Jim Crow laws. It is the story of a "refined mulatto" raised to believe she's white until she and her mother are sold into slavery. Iola becomes an outspoken advocate for her people and a critic of race-mixing. Her story offers an important portrait of black

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Iola Leroy was originally published in 1892, during a time of black disenfranchisement, lynching, and Jim Crow laws. It is the story of a "refined mulatto" raised to believe she's white until she and her mother are sold into slavery. Iola becomes an outspoken advocate for her people and a critic of race-mixing. Her story offers an important portrait of black life during the Civil War and Reconstruction.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780807065198
Publisher:
Beacon Press
Publication date:
12/10/1999
Series:
Black Women Writers Series
Edition description:
Reissue
Pages:
320
Product dimensions:
5.35(w) x 7.95(h) x 0.70(d)

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