Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl

Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl

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  • Author: Harriet Jacobs
  • SKU/ISBN: 1-59194-026-5
  • Year: 2004
  • Page count: 152
  • Reading level: 8
  • Lexile Level: 740L
  • Availability: In stock


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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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