Harriet Jacobs: A Life Paperback

Harriet Jacobs: A Life Paperback
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Harriet Jacobs's Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl remains the most-read woman's slave narrative of all time. Jean Fagan Yellin recounts the experiences that shaped Incidents-the years Jacobs spent hiding in her grandmother's attic from her sexually abusive master-as well as illuminating the wider world into which Jacobs escaped. Yellin's groundbreaking scholarship restores a life whose sorrows and triumphs reflect the history of the nineteenth century, from slavery to the Civil War, to Reconstruction and beyond. Winner of the 2004 Frederick Douglass Prize, presented by Yale University’s Gilder-Lehrman Center for the Study of Slavery, Resistance, and Abolition, awarded to the year’s best non-fiction book on slavery, resistance and abolition, the most prestigious award for the study of the black experience.

Product Details Paperback: 432 pages Publisher: Basic Civitas Books (February 16, 2005) Language: English ISBN-10: 0465092896 ISBN-13: 978-0465092895 Product Dimensions: 5.2 x 1 x 8 inches Shipping Weight: 11.2 ounces