Originally published in 1861 after Jacob's escape from a cruel and sadistic master, this must read memoir, published by Basket Road Press in 2020 delivers a nearly incomprehensible portrayal of the mental, physical, and sexual abuse endured as part of the master-slave relationship. She writes a powerful account of the horrors she endured as a slave. She eventually escaped. However in the north she was pursued continuously because of the Fugitive Slave Act, which threatened her return to her master who owned her. Her 7 years of self imposed exiled and her hiding in the north is a compelling and thrilling account. A must read. This deluxe hard cover edition with colorful cover are copies of this story worth saving as part of your library and as a collector's item.
TITLE: Incidents of the Life of a Slave Girl - 2020 Deluxe Edition