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Sojourner Truth--slave, prophet, legend / by Carleton Mabee, with Susan Mabee Newhouse.

Book Book (c1995.)
Description: xvi, 293 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Publisher: New York : New York University Press, c1995.
2 of 2 copies available at NOBLE (All Libraries).
1 of 1 copy available at Winthrop. (Show preferred library)
0 current holds with 2 total copies.
Library Location Call Number Status Due Date
Winthrop Adult Biographies 920 920 Tru 1995 (Text to Phone) Available -
Phillips OWHL Stacks 4 305.56092 T77M (Text to Phone) Available -

  • ISBN: 0814755259 (pbk.)
  • ISBN: 9780814755259
Bibliography, etc.:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 275-281) and index.
Contents:
Chronology of Truth's Life -- 1. Growing Up a Slave -- 2. Slave Mother -- 3. Monstrous Kingdom -- 4. New Missions -- 5. Why Did She Never Learn to Read? -- 6. Her Famous Akron Speech -- 7. Confronting Douglass -- 8. Northampton to Battle Creek -- 9. Underground Railroader? -- 10. Romanticized: Libyan Sibyl -- 11. With President Lincoln and the Freedmen -- 12. Riding Washington's Horse Cars -- 13. Moving Freed Slaves to the North -- 14. Western Land -- 15. Women's Rights -- 16. Goose Wings and High Heels -- 17. Drink and Smoke -- 18. Friend Titus -- 19. Friends and Supporters -- 20. Singer -- 21. Talking with God.
Summary:
Contains primary source material.
"Sojourner Truth is one of the most famous and most mythologized figures in American history. In Sojourner Truth: Slave, Prophet, Legend, Pulitzer Prize-winning biographer Carleton Mabee unearths heretofore-neglected sources and offers valuable new insights into the life of a woman who, against all odds, became a central figure in the struggle for the emancipation of slaves and women in Civil War America." --Provided by publisher
Authors: Newhouse, Susan Mabee. (Added Author).
Citation: Mabee, Carleton. "Sojourner Truth--slave, prophet, legend." New York : New York University Press, 1995.

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