When I was a Slave: Memoirs from the Slave Narrative Collection

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Courier Corporation, 2002 - Social Science - 149 pages
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More than 2,000 interviews with former slaves, who, in blunt, simple language, provide often-startling first-person accounts of their lives in bondage. Includes some of the most detailed, compelling, and engrossing life histories in the Slave Narrative Collection, a project funded by the U.S. Government. An illuminating source of information.
 

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Excellent piece of historical narrative. History presented by those who actually lived it is always informative and this series of oral narratives give a very good picture of the actual coditions endured by those in bondage during our country's period of slavery. Read full review

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i loved the book it was a touching story and it was one of the best

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