Clotel -Or- The President's Daughter (Paperback)

By William Wells Brown

SMK Books, 9781617206054, 136pp.

Publication Date: January 24, 2012

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Description

This novel explores slavery's destructive effects on African-American families, the difficult lives of American mulattoes or mixed-race people, and the "degraded and immoral condition of the relation of master and slave in the United States of America." It is a tragic mulatto story about a woman named Currer and her daughters Althesa and Clotel, fathered by Thomas Jefferson.