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The Unvarnished Truth: Personal Narratives in Nineteenth-Century America
The Unvarnished Truth Personal Narratives in Nineteenth-Century America
Author: Ann Fabian
ISBN-13: 9780520218628
ISBN-10: 0520218620
Publication Date: 1/3/2000
Pages: 268
Rating:
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2.8 stars, based on 2 ratings
Publisher: University of California Press
Book Type: Hardcover
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This book is a cultural history of how ordinary Americans crafted and sold their stories of hardship and calamity during the nineteenth century. The author examines the tales of beggars, convicts, ex-slaves, prisoners of the Confederacy, and others...
Nineteenth century American history from a new perspective. I enjoyed it.