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A Slave No More: Two Men Who Escaped to Freedom, Including Their Own Narratives of Emancipation

By: David W. Blight Ph. D.

Price: $12.95

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt: November 2007

Seller ID: 17621

ISBN: 0151012326

Condition: New


Slave narratives, some of the most powerful records of our past, are extremely rare, with only fifty-five post-Civil War narratives surviving. A mere handful are first-person accounts by slaves who ran away and freed themselves. Now two newly uncovered narratives, and the biographies of the men who wrote them, join that exclusive group with the publication of A Slave No More, a major new addition to the canon of American history. Handed down through family and friends, these narratives tell gripping stories of escape: Through a combination of intelligence, daring, and sheer luck, the men reach... View more info