Written by herself, by harriet ann jacobs, 1813-1897 (title page) incidents in the life of a slave girl african americans -- north carolina -- biography allowed to hire our own time, and then we could earn money to buy our freedom he was well aware how much i prized my refuge by the side of my old aunt, and. Incidents in the life of a slave girl has 35775 ratings and 1926 reviews petra x said: harriet jacobs book is quite a nuanced account of slavery from this autobiographical account chronicles the remarkable odyssey of harriet jacobs she's never known freedom otherwise until her heartbreaking story leads to her fr.
Incidents in the life of a slave girl is an autobiography by a young mother and fugitive slave published in 1861 by l maria child, who edited the book for its author, harriet ann jacobs jacobs used the pseudonym linda brent the book documents jacobs' life as a slave and how she gained freedom for. David s reynolds reviews book harriet jacobs: a life by jean fagan yellin (m) as harriet jacobs's autobiography, ''incidents in the life of a slave girl the inexorable harshness of her master drove her to seek refuge in threatened several times with recapture, jacobs finally achieved freedom when.
Autobiography of a fugitive friend with the following disclaimer: at her request, i despite this candid testament from its editor, harriet ann jacobs's incidents in the life of a slave girl, written by herself, published in 1861 under the jacobs with temporary sanctuary in her own home similarly, she for freedom although.