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The interesting narrative of the life of Olaudah Equiano, or, Gustavus Vassa, the African

Author: Olaudah Equiano
Publisher: Norwich : Printed for and sold by the author, 1794.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : Eighth edition enlargedView all editions and formats
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Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Olaudah Equiano
OCLC Number: 23633870
Description: xxxiv, [2] 360 pages : frontispiece (portrait), folded plate ; 19 cm
Contents: Chap. I. The author's account of his country, their manners and customs, &c. --
Chap. II. The author's birth and parentage --
His being kidnapped with his sister --
Horrors of a slave ship --
Chap. III. The author is carried to Virginia --
Arrives in England --
His wonder at the fall of snow --
Chap. IV. A particular account of the celebrated engagement between Admiral Boscawen and Monsieur le Clue --
Chap. V. Various interesting instances of oppression, cruelty, and extortion --
Chap. VI. Favorable change in the author's situation --
Surprised by two earthquakes --
He commences merchant with three pence --
Chap. VII. The author's disgust at the West Indies --
Forms of schemes to obtain his freedom --
Chap. VIII. Three remarkable dreams --
The author is shipwrecked on the Bahama bank --
Chap. IX. The author arrives in Martinico --
Meets with new difficulties and sails for England --
Chap. X. Some account of the manner of the author's conversion to the faith of Jesus Christ --
Chap. XI. Picks up eleven miserable men at sea in returning to England from Spain --
Chap. XII. Different transactions of the author's life --
Petition to the Queen --
The author's marriage --
Conclusion
Responsibility: written by himself.

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