Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl: Written by Herself
ISBN: 0140437959
EAN13: 9780140437959
Language: English
Pages: 320
Dimensions: 1.00" H x 8.00" L x 5.00" W
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Penguin Books
Book Overview
A haunting, evocative recounting of her life as a slave in North Carolina, and her final escape and emancipation, Jacobs' narrative, written between 1853 and 1858 and published in 1861, is one of the most important books ever written documenting the traumas and horrors of slavery in the antebellum South.