Narrative of Sojourner Truth: A Bondswoman of Olden Time, with a History of Her Labors and Correspondence Drawn from Her "Book of Life"; Also, a Mem
by Sojourner Truth
Publication Date: Nov 01, 1998
List Price: $12.00
Format: Paperback, 288 pages
Imprint: Penguin Group USA
Publisher: Penguin Random House
Parent Company: Bertelsmann
Featured a new foreword by Nell Irvin Painter, who is the author of Sojourner Truth: A Life, A Symbol and is Edwards Professor of History at Princeton University, where she currently heads the program in African-American Studies.
Truth’s landmark slave narrative chronicles her experiences as a slave in upstate New York and her transformation into an extraordinary abolitionist, feminist, orator, and preacher. Based on the complete 1884 edition, this volume includes the "Book of Life," a collection of letters and sketches about Truth’s life written subsequent to the original 1850 publication of the Narrative, and "A Memorial Chapter," a sentimental account of her death.
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