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Incidents in the life of a slave girl / Linda Brent ; edited by L. Maria Child ; new introduction and notes by Walter Teller.

By: Jacobs, Harriet A. (Harriet Ann), 1813-1897.
Contributor(s): Child, Lydia Maria, 1802-1880.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Harvest/HBJ book: Publisher: San Diego : Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, [1983] c1973Description: xiv, 210 p ; 21 cm.ISBN: 0156443503 (pbk.); 9780156443500 (pbk.).Subject(s): Jacobs, Harriet A. (Harriet Ann), 1813-1897 | Slaves -- United States -- Social conditions | Slaves -- United States -- BiographyDDC classification: 305.5/67/092 | B Summary: An authentic autobiographical account of slave life in the South from the 1820s to the 1840s. To escape sexual exploitation by her master, Brent ran away and hid in an attic crawl space that became her home for seven years of unbelievable physical hardship.
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Book University of Texas At Tyler
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E444 .B84 1983 (Browse shelf) Available 0000000430942

Originally published: New York : Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1973. (A Harvest book ; HB245)

An authentic autobiographical account of slave life in the South from the 1820s to the 1840s. To escape sexual exploitation by her master, Brent ran away and hid in an attic crawl space that became her home for seven years of unbelievable physical hardship.

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Harriet Jacobs was born a slave in North Carolina around 1813 and became a fugitive in the 1830s. She died in 1897.

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