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...
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Title:Uncle Tom's CabinFormat:Mass Market PaperbackProduct dimensions:544 pages, 6.7 X 4.1 X 1.15 inShipping dimensions:544 pages, 6.7 X 4.1 X 1.15 inPublished:5 février 2008Publisher:Penguin Publishing GroupLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0451530802

ISBN - 13:9780451530806

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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