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Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl

Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl

by Harriet Jacobs

Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl Chapter 21 Summary

The Loophole of Retreat

  • Home sweet home is a tiny crawlspace above Aunt Martha’s shed.
  • And we mean tiny. It's seven by nine feet, about three feet high, and only has room for a tiny bed.
  • But it has plenty of room for rats and mice, not to mention little bitey red ants.
  • At least Uncle Phillip has built a trap door to the crawlspace so Aunt Martha can send up food.
  • Meanwhile, Dr. Flint heads back to New York to find Linda.

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