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Behind the Scenes, Or, Thirty Years a Slave, and Four Years in the White House (Schomburg Library of Nineteenth-Century Black Women Writers)
Behind the Scenes Or Thirty Years a Slave and Four Years in the White House - Schomburg Library of Nineteenth-Century Black Women Writers
Author: Elizabeth Keckley
Part slave narrative, part memoir, and part sentimental fiction, Behind the Scenes depicts Elizabeth Keckley's years as a slave and subsequent four years in Abraham Lincoln's White House during the Civil War (1861-1865). As public drama privately experienced, Keckley's work presents Jefferson Davis and his wife, Abraham Lincoln and Mary Todd Li...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780195060843
ISBN-10: 0195060849
Publication Date: 12/14/1989
Pages: 414
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Publisher: Oxford University Press
Book Type: Paperback
Other Versions: Hardcover
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Interesting look at history from an angle not expected.
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