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One of the primary firsthand money owed of slavery in America

A haunting, evocative recounting of her existence as a slave in North Carolina and of her ultimate break out and emancipation, Harriet Jacobs's vintage narrative, written among 1853 and 1858 and released pseduonymously in 1861, tells firsthand of the horrors inflicted on slaves. In penning this remarkable memoir, which culminates within the seven years she spent hiding in a move slowly house in her grandmother's attic, Jacobs skillfully used the literary genres of her time, providing a completely feminist narrative that portrays the evils and traumas of slavery, quite for ladies and children.

For greater than seventy years, Penguin has been the major writer of vintage literature within the English-speaking global. With greater than 1,700 titles, Penguin Classics represents a world bookshelf of the easiest works all through background and throughout genres and disciplines. Readers belief the sequence to supply authoritative texts more desirable by means of introductions and notes by way of uncommon students and modern authors, in addition to up to date translations by means of award-winning translators.

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