Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl, Brent Linda
Автор: Jacobs Harriet, Brent Linda Название: Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl ISBN: 0451531469 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780451531469 Издательство: Random House (USA) Рейтинг: Цена: 610 р. Наличие на складе: Есть у поставщика Поставка под заказ.
Описание: "One of the major autobiographies of the African-American tradition."--Henry Louis Gates, Jr. "It has been painful to me, in many ways, to recall the dreary years I passed in bondage. I would gladly forget them if I could. Yet the retrospection is not altogether without solace; for with these gloomy recollections come tender memories of my good old grandmother, like light fleecy clouds floating over a dark and troubled sea." One of the most memorable slave narratives, Harriet Jacobs's Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl illustrates the overarching evil and pervasive depravity of the institution of slavery. In great and painful detail, Jacobs describes her life as a Southern slave, the exploitation that haunted her daily life, her abuse by her master, the involvement she sought with another white man in order to escape her master, and her determination to win freedom for herself and her children. From her seven years of hiding in a garret that was three feet high, to her harrowing escape north to a reunion with her children and freedom, Jacobs's Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl remains an outstanding example of one woman's extraordinary courage in the face of almost unbeatable odds, as well as one of the most significant testimonials in American history.
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Автор: Griepentrog, Linda Turner Brent, Rebecca Kemp Название: Machine embroidery wild and wacky ISBN: 0896892778 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780896892774 Издательство: David & Charles Рейтинг: Цена: 3091 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Описание: Dealing with machine embroidery, this guide takes sewers beyond the basics, with projects that incorporate bases and medias. It teaches sewers to make the most of their embroidery machine investment with: various techniques explained in 225 colour photos and illustrations; use of unconventional bases; and more.