Uncle Tom's Cabin

byHarriet Beecher StoweIntroduction byDarryl PickneyAfterword byJonathan Arac

February 5, 2008|
Uncle Tom's Cabin by Harriet Beecher Stowe
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Harriet Beecher Stowe''s timeless and moving novel, an incendiary work that fanned the embers of the struggle between free and slave states into the fire of the Civil War.
Uncle Tom''s Cabin is the story of the slave Tom. Devout and loyal, he is sold and sent down south, where he endures brutal treatment at the hands of the degenerate plantation owner Simon Legree. By exposing the extreme cruelties of slavery, Stowe explores society''s failures and asks a profound question: “What is it to be a moral human being?” And as the novel that helped to move a nation to battle, Uncle Tom''s Cabin is an essential part of the collective experience of the American people.
With an Introduction by Darryl Pinckney
and an Afterword by Jonathan Arac
Harriet Beecher Stowe (1811-1896) was born in Litchfield, Connecticut, daughter of the Reverend Lyman Beecher of the local Congregational Church. In 1832, the family moved to Cincinnati, where Harriet married Calvin Ellis Stowe, a professor at the seminary, in 1836.  The border town of Cincinnati was alive with abolitionist confli...
Title:Uncle Tom's Cabin
Format:Mass Market Paperback
Product dimensions:544 pages, 6.75 X 4.13 X 1.15 in
Shipping dimensions:544 pages, 6.75 X 4.13 X 1.15 in
Published:February 5, 2008
Publisher:Penguin Publishing Group
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9780451530806

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