Author:Kate E. R. Pickard Introduction by Rev. Samuel J. May With an essay on Jews in the antislavery movement by Maxwell Whiteman

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The Kidnapped and the Ransomed: The Narrative of Peter and Vina Still after Forty Years of Slavery

By: Kate E. R. Pickard Introduction by Rev. Samuel J. May With an essay on Jews in the antislavery movement by Maxwell Whiteman

Price: $15.00

Publisher: University of Nebraska Press: 1995

Seller ID: 292333

ISBN: 0-8032-9233-3

Condition: 409 pages, Illus., paperback, University of Nebraska Press


"Mrs. Pickard's ability to turn Peter Still's life into a narrative that faithfully reflected the miseries and the horrors of plantation slavery places it among the outstanding accounts of slave life."-Maxwell Whiteman, in his introductory essay.Originally published in 1856, The Kidnapped and the Ransomed is the personal recollection of Peter Still, a black slave. He was stolen as a child from his home in New Jersey, yoked to servitude for more than forty yea... View more info