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My Life in the South
     

My Life in the South

by Jacob Stroyer
 

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Born into slavery in 1849, My Life in the South is Jacob Stroyer’s engrossing first hand look at his life as a slave. After the Civil War, Stroyer moved to Salem, Massachusetts and became a minister. A much sought-after speaker, he was urged by listeners to write down his memories. Originally published in 1879 when he was thirty, this is a fascinating collection of

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Born into slavery in 1849, My Life in the South is Jacob Stroyer’s engrossing first hand look at his life as a slave. After the Civil War, Stroyer moved to Salem, Massachusetts and became a minister. A much sought-after speaker, he was urged by listeners to write down his memories. Originally published in 1879 when he was thirty, this is a fascinating collection of stories about the training, discipline and burdens the slave had to bear as well as some of the customs of slaves and southern society.

Product Details

BN ID:
2940026872046
Publisher:
Salem observer book and job print.
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
127 KB

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