Clotel -Or- The President's Daughter

Clotel -Or- The President's Daughter

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by William Wells Brown
     
 

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This novel explores slavery's destructive effects on African-American families, the difficult lives of American mulattoes or mixed-race people, and the "degraded and immoral condition of the relation of master and slave in the United States of America." It is a tragic mulatto story about a woman named Currer and her daughters Althesa and Clotel, fathered by Thomas

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This novel explores slavery's destructive effects on African-American families, the difficult lives of American mulattoes or mixed-race people, and the "degraded and immoral condition of the relation of master and slave in the United States of America." It is a tragic mulatto story about a woman named Currer and her daughters Althesa and Clotel, fathered by Thomas Jefferson.

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ISBN-13:
9781617206054
Publisher:
Wilder Publications
Publication date:
01/24/2012
Pages:
136
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.32(d)

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Clotel; or the President's Daughter 3.3 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 3 reviews.
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This book is mostly a political thesis with no backup. It is presented in a disjointed story form seemingly only to make it okay to present information without backing it up.