The Bondwoman's Narrative: A Novel.

SKU: 11621

Ed. by Henry Louis Gates, Jr. Professor Gates of Harvard made an astonshing discovery - an unpublished novel, presumed autobiographical, written by a slave woman in the 1850's. Possibly the first novel written by a black woman. Great intro by Prof Gates, and a thrilling read, as Hannah - the name she gave her character and herself - escapes and makes her way to freedom. Hb, dj. 1st printing, NY: 2002. May have remainder mark. NEW. $15.00