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Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl, Written by Herself: Now with A True Tale of Slavery, by John Jacobs

by Jacobs, Harriet A. and Jacobs, John S. and Yellin, Jean Fagan

Publisher: Harvard University Press
Issue: Summer 2000
ISBN: 0674002717

Born in North Carolina, Harriet Jacobs fled slavery and hid for seven years before escaping north. The 1861 publication of her story occasioned a sensation. This edition includes a chronology and some of Jacob's letters from the 1850s.

review of Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl, Written by Herself: Now with A True Tale of Slavery, by John Jacobs, by Jacobs, Harriet A., Civil War Book Review, (Summer 2000).