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Narrative of the life of Henry Box Brown

Author: Henry Box Brown; Richard Newman
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford Univ. Press 2003
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Oxford University Press paperbackView all editions and formats

Richard Newman provides a 25-page introduction to a revised autobiography of Henry Box Brown, a fugitive slave who in 1849 devised his own escape to freedom by shipping himself in a wooden crate from  Read more...


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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Henry Box Brown; Richard Newman
ISBN: 0195148533 9780195148534 0195148541 9780195148541
OCLC Number: 254062774
Description: XXXIII, 73 Seiten Illustrationen 22 cm
Responsibility: written by himself. Introd. by Richard Newman; foreword by Henry Louis Gates, Jr


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"Newman's edition has notes that are not only useful and interesting, but as moving as Brown's story itself."--New York Review of Books"Highly readable and moving in its blunt description of Read more...

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