Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl by Harriet JacobsIncidents in the Life of a Slave Girl by Harriet Jacobs

Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl

byHarriet Jacobs

Paperback | November 10, 2016

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The voice of a black female slave, written in her own hand, as she struggles for identity and freedom.  What is it to serve a master? What is it to know you are bought free? Read for yourself.

Title:Incidents in the Life of a Slave GirlFormat:PaperbackDimensions:110 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 0.26 inPublished:November 10, 2016Publisher:Innovative Eggz LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1945644338

ISBN - 13:9781945644337

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Table of Contents

I. CHILDHOOD 4II. THE NEW MASTER AND MISTRESS. 6III. THE SLAVES' NEW YEAR'S DAY. 9IV. THE SLAVE WHO DARED TO FEEL LIKE A MAN. 10V. THE TRIALS OF GIRLHOOD. 16VI. THE JEALOUS MISTRESS. 17VII. THE LOVER. 21VIII. WHAT SLAVES ARE TAUGHT TO THINK OF THE NORTH. 24IX. SKETCHES OF NEIGHBORING SLAVEHOLDERS. 26X. A PERILOUS PASSAGE IN THE SLAVE GIRL'S LIFE. 30XI. THE NEW TIE TO LIFE. 32XII. FEAR OF INSURRECTION. 35XIII. THE CHURCH AND SLAVERY. 38XIV. ANOTHER LINK TO LIFE. 42XV. CONTINUED PERSECUTIONS. 44XVI. SCENES AT THE PLANTATION. 47XVII. THE FLIGHT. 52XVIII. MONTHS OF PERIL. 54XIX. THE CHILDREN SOLD. 58XX. NEW PERILS. 60XXI. THE LOOPHOLE OF RETREAT. 62XXII. CHRISTMAS FESTIVITIES. 64XXIII. STILL IN PRISON. 66XXIV. THE CANDIDATE FOR CONGRESS. 68XXV. COMPETITION IN CUNNING. 69XXVI. IMPORTANT ERA IN MY BROTHER'S LIFE. 72XXVII. NEW DESTINATION FOR THE CHILDREN. 74XXVIII. AUNT NANCY. 77XXIX. PREPARATIONS FOR ESCAPE. 80XXX. NORTHWARD BOUND. 84XXXI. INCIDENTS IN PHILADELPHIA. 86XXXII. THE MEETING OF MOTHER AND DAUGHTER. 89XXXIII. A HOME FOUND. 90XXXIV. THE OLD ENEMY AGAIN. 92XXXV. PREJUDICE AGAINST COLOR. 94XXXVI. THE HAIRBREADTH ESCAPE. 95XXXVII. A VISIT TO ENGLAND 98XXXVIII. RENEWED INVITATIONS TO GO SOUTH. 99XXXIX. THE CONFESSION. 100XL. THE FUGITIVE SLAVE LAW. 101XLI. FREE AT LAST. 104APPENDIX. 108