The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano, or Gustavus Vassa, the African, Written by Himself

The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano, or Gustavus Vassa, the African, Written by Himself

by Olaudah Equiano
     
 

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This edition features
• a linked Table of Contents and linked Footnotes

CONTENTS
CHAP. I.
The author's account of his country, their manners and
customs, &c.

CHAP. II.
The author's birth and parentage — His being kidnapped
with his sister — Horrors of a slave ship

CHAP. III.
The author is

Overview

This edition features
• a linked Table of Contents and linked Footnotes

CONTENTS
CHAP. I.
The author's account of his country, their manners and
customs, &c.

CHAP. II.
The author's birth and parentage — His being kidnapped
with his sister — Horrors of a slave ship

CHAP. III.
The author is carried to Virginia — Arrives in England — His
wonder at a fall of snow

CHAP. IV.
A particular account of the celebrated engagement
between Admiral Boscawen and Monsieur Le Clue

CHAP. V.
Various interesting instances of oppression, cruelty, and
extortion

CHAP. VI.
Favourable change in the author's situation — He
commences merchant with threepence

VOLUME II

CHAP. VII.
The author's disgust at the West Indies — Forms
schemes to obtain his freedom

CHAP. VIII.
Three remarkable dreams — The author is shipwrecked
on the Bahama-bank

CHAP. IX
The author arrives at Martinico — Meets with new
difficulties, and sails for England

CHAP. X.
Some account of the manner of the author's conversion to
the faith of Jesus Christ

CHAP. XI.
Picking up eleven miserable men at sea in returning to
England

CHAP. XII.
Different transactions of the author's life — Petition to the
Queen — Conclusion

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2940013456860
Publisher:
VolumesOfValue
Publication date:
12/05/2011
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Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
343 KB

Meet the Author

"OLAUDAH EQUIANO (c. 1745 – 1797) also known as Gustavus Vassa, was a prominent African involved in the British movement towards the abolition of the slave trade. His autobiography depicted the horrors of slavery and helped influence British lawmakers to abolish the slave trade through the Slave Trade Act of 1807. Despite his enslavement as a young man, he purchased his freedom and worked as an author, merchant and explorer in South America, the Caribbean, the Arctic, the American colonies, and the United Kingdom." -- Wikipedia

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