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- DescriptionThis is the rather unique saga of Mary, the beautiful mulatto woman, who has been led to believe that because of her mixed blood, fair complexion and straight hair she has an advantage over dem Afreecans of less stature, and who slave in the masters fields from can't see in the morning 'til can't see at night and who can hardly speak the language. Not only can she speak the language she can read it. This and a host of other issues, like growing up in the big house lead Mary to truly believe that she is better than the other slaves and especially the Africans. But a series of events brings her plight into better focus and Mary suddenly has an epiphany. And after master beats her to within an inch of her life, threatens to sell her unborn her child and sells her fiancee on their wedding day Mary begins to see some merit in what the field hands have to say and begins plotting her getaway. But what does she kw about running and where would she go? Follow Mary's plight to freedom in Chronicles of a Slave Girl.
- Author BiographyBertrand Brown a native New Yorker is a long time educator, having taught elementary and middle school in both New York City and North Carolina. Currently retired he is the author of six books and is currently working on his seventh.
- Author(s)Bertrand E Brown
- Date of Publication01/02/2013
- FormatPaperback / softback
- SubjectHistorical & Mythological Fiction
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- Content Noteblack & white illustrations
- Weight562 g
- Width152 mm
- Height229 mm
- Spine22 mm
- Format DetailsTrade paperback (US),Unsewn / adhesive bound
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