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Sojourner Truth : a biography

Author: Larry G Murphy
Publisher: Santa Barbara, Calif. : Greenwood Press, ©2011.
Series: Greenwood biographies.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Born into slavery in Ulster County, New York, in 1797, the woman named Isabella escaped to freedom in 1826 and adopted the name Sojourner Truth in 1843. Throughout her long life, she was a tireless crusader for human dignity and freedom. How did this illiterate former slave overcome such daunting obstacles to become a mesmerizing orator and celebrated leader?
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Named Person: Sojourner Truth; Sojourner Truth
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Larry G Murphy
ISBN: 9780313357299 0313357293
OCLC Number: 714714255
Description: 1 online resource (xxiv, 176 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: Cover; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction; Timeline: Events in the Life of Sojourner Truth; Chapter 1. Way Down in Egypt's Land; Chapter 2. Through Many Dangers, Toils, and Snares; Chapter 3. In the Valley of the Shadow; Chapter 4. Go Ye into All the World; Chapter 5. Blowing the Trumpet in Zion; Chapter 6. A Change of Locus, But Not Focus; Chapter 7. Though a Host Encamp against Me; Chapter 8. So They Can Be a People among You; Chapter 9. Same Song, New Verses; Chapter 10. "Something Remains for Me to Do."
Series Title: Greenwood biographies.
Responsibility: Larry G. Murphy.

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This simple narrative of an extraordinary life explores the power of a disinterested commitment to right and truth.  Read more...

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"highly recommended for both public and college biography collections." - Midwest Book Review

 
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