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The bondwoman's narrative

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Written in the 1850s by a runaway slave, THE BONDS- WOMANS NARRATIVE is both an historically important literary event and a gripping autobiographical novel in its own right.When her master is betrothed to a woman who conceals a tragic secret, Hannah Crafts, a young slave on a wealthy North Carolina plantation, runs away in a bid for her freedom up North. Pursued by slave hunters, imprisoned by a mysterious and cruel captor, held by sympathetic strangers, and forced to serve a demanding new mistress, she finally makes her way to freedom in New Jersey. Her compelling story provides a fascinating view of American life in the mid-1800s and the literary conventions of the time. Quite possibly the only novel written by a runaway slave, THE BONDSWOMANS NARRATIVE is a provocative literary landmark and a significant historical event that will captivate a diverse audience.
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subject_facet African American women -- Fiction, Autobiographical fiction, Autobiographical fiction, American, Crafts, Hannah -- Fiction, Crafts, Hannah -- Manuscripts -- Facsimiles, Fugitive slaves -- Fiction, Large type books, Manuscripts, American -- Facsimiles, North Carolina -- Fiction, Passing (Identity) -- Fiction, Plantation life -- Fiction, Plantation owners' spouses -- Fiction, Racially mixed people -- Fiction, United States -- Social life and customs -- 19th century -- Fiction, Virginia -- Fiction, Women -- North Carolina -- Fiction, Women -- Virginia -- Fiction, Women slaves -- Fiction, Women slaves -- United States -- Fiction
title_display The bondwoman's narrative
title_full The Bondwoman's Narrative, The bondwoman's narrative / Hannah Crafts ; edited by Henry Louis Gates, Jr., The bondwoman's narrative [(text) large print] / Hannah Crafts ; edited by Henry Louis Gates, Jr.
title_short The bondwoman's narrative
topic_facet African American women, Autobiographical fiction, American, Crafts, Hannah, Fiction, Fugitive slaves, Large type books, Literature, Manuscripts, Manuscripts, American, Passing (Identity), Plantation life, Plantation owners' spouses, Racially mixed people, Social life and customs, Women, Women slaves