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Five Black lives : the autobiographies of Venture Smith, James Mars, William Grimes, the Rev. G.W. Offley, James L. Smith

Author: Arna Bontemps
Publisher: Middletown, Conn. : Wesleyan University Press, 1987, ©1971.
Series: Wesleyan paperback.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Although each former slave started their journey in different places each finally settled in Connecticut.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Venture Smith; James Mars; William Grimes; Greensbury Washington Offley; James Lindsay Smith
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Arna Bontemps
ISBN: 0819561908 9780819561909
OCLC Number: 18029156
Notes: A collection of narratives originally published separately, 1855-97.
Each part has also special t.p.
Description: viii, 240 pages ; 22 cm.
Contents: A narrative of the life and adventures of Venture : a native of Africa / [Venture Smith] --
Life of James Mars : a slave born and sold in Connecticut / [James Mars] --
Life of William Grimes : the runaway slave --
[William Grimes] --
A narrative of the life and labors of the Rev. G.W. Offley : a colored man and local preacher / [G.W. Offley] --
Autobiography of James L. Smith / [James L. Smith].
Series Title: Wesleyan paperback.
Responsibility: [edited, with] introduction by Arna Bontemps.

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