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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.

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ISBN-13:
9781499666168
Publisher:
CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date:
05/24/2014
Pages:
34
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.07(d)

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