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Dred (Barnes & Noble Digital Library): A Tale of the Great Dismal Swamp
     

Dred (Barnes & Noble Digital Library): A Tale of the Great Dismal Swamp

by Harriet Beecher Stowe
 

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In Dred, a forceful anti-slavery novel, Harriet Beecher Stowe explores the issue of slavery from an African American perspective. She draws compelling portraits of Nina Gordon, the mistress of a slave plantation, and Dred, an escaped slave, examining conflicting beliefs about race, slavery, and the possibilities of violent resistance.

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In Dred, a forceful anti-slavery novel, Harriet Beecher Stowe explores the issue of slavery from an African American perspective. She draws compelling portraits of Nina Gordon, the mistress of a slave plantation, and Dred, an escaped slave, examining conflicting beliefs about race, slavery, and the possibilities of violent resistance.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781411437890
Publisher:
Barnes & Noble
Publication date:
02/22/2011
Series:
Barnes & Noble Digital Library
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
623
Sales rank:
435,311
File size:
726 KB

Meet the Author

Harriet Beecher Stowe (1811-1896) was an American abolitionist and author. Her Uncle Tom’s Cabin, as both a novel and a play, reached millions and was responsible for solidifying anti-slavery sentiments in the years leading up to the Civil War. Lincoln called her the little lady who started a great war.

Brief Biography

Date of Birth:
June 14, 1811
Date of Death:
July 1, 1896
Place of Birth:
Litchfield, Connecticut
Place of Death:
Hartford, Connecticut
Education:
Homeschooled

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