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The Bondwoman's Narrative (Audio Cassette)
The Bondwoman's Narrative - Audio Cassette Author:Hannah Crafts An unprecedented historical and literary event, this tale written in the 1850's is the only known novel by a femal African American slave, and quite possibly the first novel written by a black woman anywhere. A work recently uncovered by renowned scholar Professor Henry Louis Gates, Jr., it is a stirring tale of "passing" and the adventures of ... more »a young slave as she makes her way to freedom.
The Bondwoman's Narrative tells of a self educated young house slave who knows her life is limited by the brutalities of her society, but never suspects that the freedom of her plantations's beautiful new mistress is also at risk... or that a devastating secret will force them both to flee from slave hunters with another powerful, determined enemy at their heels.