Uncle Tom's Cabin by Harriet Beecher Stowe [NOOK Book]

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Among the most “banned” books in the United States, Uncle Tom’s Cabin; or, Life Among the Lowly is a novel by American author Harriet Beecher Stowe which treats slavery as a central theme. Stowe was a Connecticut-born teacher at the Hartford Female Academy and an active abolitionist. The novel is believed to have had a profound effect on the North’s view of slavery. In fact, when he met Harriet Beecher Stowe, President Lincoln is said to have commented, “So you’re the little lady whose book started the Civil ...
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Uncle Tom's Cabin by Harriet Beecher Stowe

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Overview

Among the most “banned” books in the United States, Uncle Tom’s Cabin; or, Life Among the Lowly is a novel by American author Harriet Beecher Stowe which treats slavery as a central theme. Stowe was a Connecticut-born teacher at the Hartford Female Academy and an active abolitionist. The novel is believed to have had a profound effect on the North’s view of slavery. In fact, when he met Harriet Beecher Stowe, President Lincoln is said to have commented, “So you’re the little lady whose book started the Civil War.” First published on March 20, 1852, the story focuses on the tale of Uncle Tom, a long-suffering black slave, the central character around whose life the other characters—both fellow slaves and slave owners—revolve. The novel depicts the harsh reality of slavery while also showing that Christian love and faith can overcome even something as evil as enslavement of fellow human beings.
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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940013069473
  • Publisher: Syed Arshad Gillani
  • Publication date: 8/28/2011
  • Series: Harriet Beecher Stowe Books, #10
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • File size: 2 MB

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 9, 2012

    This is the original.

    Just to make things clear, this is the unabridged version, so nothing from the book is edited. This is a great book that really showed how life was back then and I really recommend it.

    3 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 29, 2012

    Powerfull and Riveting

    Uncle Tom's cabin is a very touching story telling the life of a family of slaves. Uncle Tom is the heart of the story working on Mr. Shelbys farm. He has a wife and a son and he even has is own little cabin that Mr. Shelby has supplied him. Tom was happy there and the tought of escaping never crossed his mind. He believed that God put him there for a reason.
    Writen by Harriet Beecher Stowe, this touching story is unforgettable. The story sets in the south on a slave plantation were the slaves work for their owners and the thought of being sold to a different owner stays with them everyday.
    Not only does this story talk about the story of time but it is filled with charecters from all walks of life ranging from the runnaway slaves tht tells the struggles they go through and all of the heartache they experiance when the two get seperated.
    Not only do the slaves suffer but their family does as well. Tom has a son and for the most of his little life he won't understand why his dad has left.
    For most of Tom's journey through this book he gets traded from owner to owner and finaly gets settled in with an abusive, angered and strict man. Tom still finds away to keep faith and believes that God will light the way. Plus he meets some odd charectors throughout the story like Topsy a daranged and clumsy little slave girl that finds fun in entertaining anyone who will watch.
    I would recomend this book to everyone and anyone because it teaches you the morals of life and that no matter what always keep faith because Tom never lost hope and he found the light in the most dimmest moments because he knew that God was always on his side protecting him
    This book is a must read because it has a lot of historical facts and it gives you a glimpse into the eyes of a different race and what they had to experience.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 11, 2012

    Beth to leah

    I gtg :( sorry....l'll get on tonight when l get home from VBS....ttyl my bnff luv u and lm sooooo glad we kinda have a book again :(: lets hope this lag gets fixed soon...

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 22, 2011

    I Also Recommend:

    Good but not great!!!

    This book could be better.

    0 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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