Behind the Scenes (Innbundet)

or, Thirty Years a Slave, and Four Years in the White House

Serie: The Schomburg Library of Nineteenth-Century Black Women Writers 


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Innbinding: Innbundet
Utgivelsesår: 1988
Antall sider: 416
Forlag: Oxford University Press Inc
Språk: Engelsk
ISBN/EAN: 9780195052596
Omtale Behind the Scenes
This fascinating autobiography describes one woman's life as a slave and subsequently her four years in Lincoln's White House during the Civil War. Through the eyes of this black woman, a seamstress and dressmaker who was only a few years removed from being a 'slave for life', we see historical figures and events ranging from the Lincolns in their private chambers to the return to Richmond after the fall of the Confederate capital.

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