One of the significant firsthand bills of slavery in America

A haunting, evocative recounting of her lifestyles as a slave in North Carolina and of her ultimate get away 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 scripting this amazing memoir, which culminates within the seven years she spent hiding in a move slowly area 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, rather for ladies and children.

For greater than seventy years, Penguin has been the top 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 heritage and throughout genres and disciplines. Readers belief the sequence to supply authoritative texts more advantageous by means of introductions and notes through uncommon students and modern authors, in addition to up to date translations via award-winning translators.

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