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    • The Bondwoman's Narrative

    • By: Hannah Crafts, edited by Henry Louis Gates Jr.
    • Narrated by: Anna Deavere Smith
    • Length: 7 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 130
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 54
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 55

    An unprecedented historical and literary event, this tale written in the 1850s is the only known novel by a female African American slave, and quite possibly the first novel written by a black woman anywhere. A work recently uncovered by renowned scholar and professor Henry Louis Gates, Jr., it is a stirring tale of "passing" and the adventures of a young slave as she makes her way to freedom.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Poor reading of an important book

    • By Hilary on 11-15-04

    Regular price: $17.09