Our Nig

by Wilson, Harriet E

For the 150th anniversary of its first publication, a new edition of the pioneering African-American classic, reflecting groundbreaking discoveries about its author's life First published in 1859, Our Nig is an autobiographical narrative that stands as one of the most important accounts of the life of a black woman in the antebellum North. In the story of Frado, a spirited black girl who is abused and overworked as the indentured servant to a New England family, Harriet E. Wilson tells a heartbreaking story about the resilience of the human spirit. This edition incorporates new research showing that Wilson was not only a pioneering African-American literary figure but also an entrepreneur in the black women's hair care market fifty years before Madame C. J. Walker's hair care empire made her the country's first woman millionaire.

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Our Nig; or, Sketches from the Life of a Free Black

Our Nig; or, Sketches from the Life of a Free Black

by WILSON, Harriet E.

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For the 150th anniversary of its first publication, a new edition of the pioneering African-American classic, reflecting groundbreaking discoveries about its author's life First published in 1859, Our Nig is an autobiographical narrative that stands as one of the most important accounts of the life of a black woman in the antebellum North. In the story of Frado, a spirited black… Read more about this item
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OUR NIG - or Sketches from the Life of a Free Black

OUR NIG - or Sketches from the Life of a Free Black

by Wilson, Harriet E. (introduction by Henry Louis Gates Jr)

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Our Nig; Or, Sketches From The Life Of A Free Black: In A Two-story White House, North Showing That Slavery's Shadows Fall Even There

by Wilson, Harriet E.

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Our Nig; or, Sketches from the Life of a Free Black, In A Two-Story White House, North. Showing that slavery's shadows fall even there. With an introduction and notes by Henry Louis Gates, Jr.

Our Nig; or, Sketches from the Life of a Free Black, In A Two-Story White House, North. Showing that slavery's shadows fall even there. With an introduction and notes by Henry Louis Gates, Jr.

by Wilson, Harriet E. [originally published pseudonymously, as "Our Nig"]

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by Wilson, Harriet E.

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Our Nig: Or, Sketches from the Life of a Free Black, in a Two-Story White House, North Showing That Slavery's Shadows Fall Even

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