Sarny: A Life Remembered
ISBN: 0440219736
EAN13: 9780440219736
Language: English
Publication Date: August 10, 1999
Pages: 192
Dimensions: 0.60" H x 6.80" L x 4.10" W
Weight: 0.20 lbs.
Format: Mass Market Paperback
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Book Overview
Sarny, the young slave girl who learned to read in Nightjohn, is now a young widow. She flees the plantation in the last days of the Civil War, a free woman in search of her sold-away children. Sarny's story gives a panoramic view of America in a time of tragedy, trial, and hoped-for change, until her last days in the 1930s.
Editor Reviews
From the front Cover So many readers have written and asked: What happened to Sarny, the young slave girl who learned to read in Nightjohn? Extraordinary things happened to her, from the moment she fled the plantation in the last days of the Civil War, suddenly a free woman in search of her sold-away children, until she found them and began a new life. Sarny's story gives a panoramic view of America in a time of trial, tragedy, and hoped-for change, until her last days in the 1930s. From the Hardcover edition.