Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl (Paperback)

By Harriet Jacobs

Book Jungle, 9781605978826, 216pp.

Publication Date: July 28, 2008



Reader be assured this narrative is no fiction. I am aware that some of my adventures may seem incredible; but they are, nevertheless, strictly true. I have not exaggerated the wrongs inflicted by Slavery; on the contrary, my descriptions fall far short of the facts. I have concealed the names of places, and given persons fictitious names. I had no motive for secrecy on my own account, but I deemed it kind and considerate towards others to pursue this course