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The confessions of Nat Turner

Author: William Styron
Publisher: New York : Random House, [1967]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The Confessions of Nat Turner reveals in unforgettable human terms the agonizing essence of Negro slavery. Through the mind of a slave, William Styron has re-created a catastrophic event, and dramatized the intermingled miseries, frustrations-and hopes-which caused this extraordinary black man to rise up out of the early mists of our history and strike down those who had held his people in bondage."
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Genre/Form: Biographical fiction
Belletristische Darstellung
Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Styron, William, 1925-2006.
Confessions of Nat Turner.
New York : Random House, [1967]
(OCoLC)571451227
Named Person: Nat Turner; Nat Turner
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William Styron
OCLC Number: 287279
Notes: "First printing."
Awards: Pulitzer Prize, Fiction, 1968.
Description: xvi, 428 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: The Confessions of Nat Turner is not only a masterpiece of storytelling; is also reveals in unforgettable human terms the agonizing essence of Negro slavery. Through the mind of a slave, Willie Styron has re-created a catastrophic event, and dramatized the intermingled miseries, frustrations --
and hopes --
which caused this extraordinary black man to rise up out of the early mists of our history and strike down those who held his people in bondage.
Responsibility: by William Styron.

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"The Confessions of Nat Turner reveals in unforgettable human terms the agonizing essence of Negro slavery. Through the mind of a slave, William Styron has re-created a catastrophic event, and dramatized the intermingled miseries, frustrations-and hopes-which caused this extraordinary black man to rise up out of the early mists of our history and strike down those who had held his people in bondage."

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