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Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl

Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl


by Harriet Jacobs

Analysis: Trivia

Brain Snacks: Tasty Tidbits of Knowledge

In England, Incidents was published as The Deeper Wrong. We have to ask: deeper than what? (Source.)

Mr. Sands was actually a U.S. Representative named Samuel Tredwell Sawyer. His official biography, shockingly, doesn't say a word about Harriet Jacobs. (Source.)

Jacobs survived slavery, the Civil War, and a lot of Reconstruction. She died in 1897 at the age of 85. (Source.)

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