Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl download free [PDF and Ebook] by Harriet Jacobs

Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl download free [PDF and Ebook] by Harriet Jacobs year 2001
  • Book name: Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl
  • Author: Harriet Jacobs
  • Release date: 2001/7/5
  • Publisher: DOVER PUBLICATIONS INC.
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Childrens Books
  • ISBN: 9780486419312
  • Rating: 9.72 of 10
  • Votes: 736
  • Review by: Amani Lyons
  • Review rating: 8.12 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/11/14
  • Total pages: 176
  • Includes a PDF summary of 14 pages
  • Description or summary of the book: The true story of an individual's struggle for self-identity, self-preservation, and freedom, Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl remains among the few extant slave narratives written by a woman. This autobiographical account chronicles the remarkable odyssey of Harriet Jacobs (1813-1897) whose dauntless spirit and faith carried her from a life of servitude and degradation in North Carolina to liberty and reunion with her children in the North.Written and published in 1861 after Jacobs' harrowing escape from a vile and predatory master, the memoir delivers a powerful and unflinching portrayal of the abuses and hypocrisy of the master-slave relationship. Jacobs writes frankly of the horrors she suffered as a slave, her eventual escape after several unsuccessful attempts, and her seven years in self-imposed exile, hiding in a coffin-like 'garret' attached to her grandmother's porch.A rare firsthand account of a courageous woman's determination and endurance, this inspirational story also represents a valuable historical record of the continuing battle for freedom and the preservation of family.
  • Estimated reading time (average reader): 8H1M3S
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Slavery & Abolition Of Slavery, People & Places, Anthologies (non-poetry), Black & Asian Studies, Memoirs, Autobiography: Historical, Political & Military, Biography: General
  • Available formats: PML, DOC, EPUB, TXT, WORD, TXTz, PDF, JPEG. Compressed in TAR, RAR, BZ2, ZIP, RZ
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 5.16 USD
  • Dimensions: 133x210x11mm
  • Weight: 141g
  • Printed by: Not Available
  • Published in: New York, United States
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