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Equiano, the African : biography of a self-made man

Author: Vincent Carretta
Publisher: New York ; London : Penguin Books, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This definitive biography tells the story of the former slave Olaudah Equiano (1745?-97), who in his day was the English-speaking world's most renowned person of African descent. It is filled with  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biographies
Biography
Named Person: Olaudah Equiano; Olaudah Equiano; Olaudah Equiano
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Vincent Carretta
ISBN: 0820325716 9780820325712 9780143038429 0143038427
OCLC Number: 1052831887
Notes: "First published in the United States by the University of Georgia Press 2005"--Title page verso.
Description: xxiv, 436 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
Contents: Equiano's Africa --
The Middle Passage --
At sea --
Freedom denied --
Bearing witness --
Freedom of a sort --
Toward the North Pole --
Born again --
Seeking a mission --
The Black poor --
Turning against the slave trade --
Making a life --
The art of the book --
A self-made man.
Responsibility: Vincent Carretta.

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