Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl
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About This Book
Born into slavery, Harriet Jacobs has no rights—not even the right to marry the man she loves.
Instead, she is faced with the demands of a master who believes he is entitled not only to her labor, but also to her body. Only great courage, wit, and determination will allow Harriet to preserve her self-respect—and someday win her freedom. This autobiography tells the true story of a remarkable woman.
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