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To be a slave by Julius Lester

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Published by Dial Books in New York .
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  • Slaves -- United States -- Quotations.,
  • Slaves -- United States -- Social conditions.,
  • Slaves -- United States -- Biography.,
  • Slaves.,
  • Slave trade.

Book details:

About the Edition

A compilation, selected from various sources and arranged chronologically, of the reminiscences of slaves and ex-slaves about their experiences from the leaving of Africa through the Civil War and into the early twentieth century.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 159-160).

StatementJulius Lester ; paintings by Tom Feelings.
LC ClassificationsE444 .L47 1998
The Physical Object
Pagination160 p. :
Number of Pages160
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL346164M
ISBN 100803723474
LC Control Number98005213

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