Through the Eyes of a Slave

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Through the Eyes of a Slave

Written Accounts of American Slavery

A carefully-selected collection of famous, influential and moving American slave narratives from a variety of authors including Solomon Northup’s “Twelve Years a Slave”, which was adapted into the 2013 blockbuster film of the same name. These compelling, inspirational, and often harrowing real-life stories offer a unique insight into the travails of slave life in nineteenth-century America, and are highly recommended for those with an interest in this dark chapter of American history.

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“Through the Eyes of a Slave” contains a carefully-selected collection of famous, influential and moving American slave narratives from a variety of authors including Solomon Northup’s “Twelve Years a Slave”, which was adapted into the 2013 blockbuster film of the same name. These compelling, inspirational, and often harrowing real-life stories offer a unique insight into the travails of slave life in nineteenth-century America, and are highly recommended for those with an interest in this dark chapter of American history. Contents include: “Thirty Years a Slave, by Louis Hughes”, “Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, by Frederick Douglass”, “Twelve Years a Slave, by Solomon Northup”, “Running a Thousand Miles for Freedom, by William Craft and Ellen Craft”, and “Twenty-Two Years a Slave, and Forty Years a Freeman, by Austin Steward”. Read & Co. History is proudly publishing this brand new collection of classic memoirs now for the enjoyment of a new generation of readers.

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Read & Co. History

ISBN

9781528718059, 9781528791182

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Pages

756

Publication Date

31 July 2020

Dimensions 5.5 × 8.5 in

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