Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl - Large Print Edition

Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl - Large Print Edition

by Harriet Jacobs
     
 

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Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl was one of the first slave narratives, and is a must-read for anyone interested in African American history. In this autobiography, Harriet Ann Jacobs (originally using the pseudonym Linda Brent) wrote about her struggle for freedom and the sexual abuse she endured. It's an intense memoir, and an eye-opening glimpse into the way

Overview

Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl was one of the first slave narratives, and is a must-read for anyone interested in African American history. In this autobiography, Harriet Ann Jacobs (originally using the pseudonym Linda Brent) wrote about her struggle for freedom and the sexual abuse she endured. It's an intense memoir, and an eye-opening glimpse into the way humans will abuse other humans. It's also a testament to the strength of the human spirit as she gains her freedom, living to share her story.

This Large Print Edition is presented in easy-to-read 16 point type.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781494280888
Publisher:
CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date:
11/26/2013
Edition description:
Large Print
Pages:
478
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.06(d)

Meet the Author

Harriet Ann Jacobs (1813-1897) was an African American writer, who was born into slavery, but managed to gain her freedom. She was a reformer and an abolitionist speaker. In addition, under the name Linda Brent, she wrote Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl, one of the first autobiographies about living in slavery. That narrative included her accounts of the sexual abuse female slaves suffered, as well as the struggle for freedom.

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