Brown, Henry Box, b. 1816.

Narrative of the life of Henry Box Brown, written by himself / edited and with an introduction by John Ernest. - Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, c2008. - vii, 211 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.

Includes index.

Includes bibliographical references (p. [201]-205) and index.

Introduction: The Emergence of Henry "Box" Brown -- Narrative of the Life of Henry Box Brown, Written by Himself -- Appendix A. Illustrations -- Appendix B. Henry Box Brown in the Press -- Appendix C. From the United States to England: The Two Narratives.

In Narrative of the Life of Henry Box Brown, Written by Himself, Brown not only tells the story of his famed escape, but also recounts his later life as a black man making his way through white American and British culture. --from publisher description.

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Brown, Henry Box, b. 1816.


Fugitive slaves--Virginia--Biography.
African Americans--Virginia--Biography.
Slavery--History--Virginia--19th century.
African American abolitionists--Biography.

E450 / .B873 2008

306.3/62092 B