The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano
More than just a fascinating story, Olaudah Equiano's autobiography - the first slave narrative to be widely read - reveals many aspects of the eighteenth-century Western world through the experiences of one individual. This edition is the first in more than twenty-five years to offer the complete text of the Life together with a comprehensive twenty-page introduction and useful editorial apparatus designed to help students get the most out of this important work. Also included are illustrations, a chronology, questions for consideration, a bibliography, and an index.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - EadieB - LibraryThing
This was a gripping and touching autobiography about a slave's life from a slave's perspective. Olaudah Equiano was kidnapped at age 11 from his African village and sold into slavery. His story raises ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - amydross - LibraryThing
Wow, this was a fascinating read, and so beautifully, powerfully, and intelligently written. Although I know some doubts have been cast on the veracity of parts of the narrative, Equiano is clearly a remarkable character. Read full review