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The bondwoman's narrative

Author: Hannah Crafts; Henry Louis Gates
Publisher: New York : Warner Books, 2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Tells the story of Hannah Crafts, a young slave working on a wealthy North Carolina plantation, who runs away in a bid for freedom up North. Her compelling story provides a fascinating view of American life in the mid-1800s and the literary conventions of the time. Written in the 1850s by a runaway slave, is a provocative literary landmark and a significant historical event that will captivate a diverse audience.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Autobiographical fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Hannah Crafts; Henry Louis Gates
ISBN: 0446690295 9780446690294
OCLC Number: 52082864
Description: xcii, 365 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Introduction / Henry Louis Gates, Jr --
The bondwoman's narrative / Hannah Crafts --
Textual annotations --
Appendixes --
Authentication report / Joe Nickell --
Testimony of Jane Johnson. Version 1 --
Version 2 --
C. John Hill Wheeler's library catalogue / compiled by Bryan C. Sinche --
A note on Crafts's literary influences / [Henry Louis Gates, Jr.].
Responsibility: Hannah Crafts ; edited by Henry Louis Gates, Jr.

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Tells the story of Hannah Crafts, a young slave working on a wealthy North Carolina plantation, who runs away in a bid for freedom up North. Her compelling story provides a fascinating view of American life in the mid-1800s and the literary conventions of the time. Written in the 1850s by a runaway slave, is a provocative literary landmark and a significant historical event that will captivate a diverse audience.

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