When I Was a Slave: Memoirs from the Slave Narrative Collection

By: Norman R. Yetman

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More than 2,000 interviews with former slaves, who, in blunt, simple language, provide often-startling first-person accounts of their lives in bondage. Includes some of the most detailed, compelling, and engrossing life histories in the Slave Narrative Collection, a project funded by the U.S. Government. An illuminating source of information.

Title: When I Was a Slave: Memoirs from the Slave Narrative Collection

Author: Norman R. Yetman

Illustrator: Reg. Price: $2.50

Categories: African American, Slavery,

Publisher: Dover Publications:

ISBN Number: 0486420701

ISBN Number 13: 9780486420707

Binding: Paperback

Book Details: 157 pages, 5 1/4 x 8 1/4, Dover Publications

Seller ID: 420701

Description: More than 2,000 interviews with former slaves, who, in blunt, simple language, provide often-startling first-person accounts of their lives in bondage. Includes some of the most detailed, compelling, and engrossing life histories in the Slave Narrative Collection, a project funded by the U.S. Government. An illuminating source of information that not only tells about life in the South before, during, and after the Civil War but also preserves the opinions and perspectives of those who were enslaved.