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  • The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano , written in 1789, details its writer's life in slavery, his time spent serving on galleys, the eventual attainment of his own freedom and later success in business. Including a look at how slavery stood in West Africa, the book received favorable reviews and was one of the first slave narratives...

    Publisher : The Floating Press
    published : 2009
  • The Interesting Narrative (1789) is the autobiography of Olaudah Equiano. It was the first slave autobiography and one of the earliest publication by an African. Equiano describes the experiences of his life and the time spent in slavery. It narrates his kidnapping in Africa and his service in the British Navy as the slave of an officer. It also tells...

    Publisher : ReadHowYouWant
    published : 2009
  • Olaudah Equiano was one of the most prominent people of African heritage involved in the British debate for the abolition of the slave trade. He wrote an autobiography that depicted the horrors of slavery and helped influence British lawmakers to abolish the slave trade through the Slave Trade Act of 1807. This is his story. I hope the reader will...

    Publisher : Start Publishing LLC
    published : 2012
  • In The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano , former slave Olaudah Equiano tells the story of his life, from the time he and his sister were kidnapped and enslaved, through his emancipation, and subsequent freedom. Equiano?s moving account delves into his experience as a sailor and explores the importance of his religious education....

    Publisher : HarperCollins Canada
    published : 2014
  • Olaudah Equiano was one of the most prominent people of African heritage involved in the British debate for the abolition of the slave trade. He wrote an autobiography that depicted the horrors of slavery and helped influence British lawmakers to abolish the slave trade through the Slave Trade Act of 1807. This is his story. "I hope the reader will...

    Publisher : Dancing Unicorn Books
    published : 2016
  • Edited and with Notes by Shelly Eversley Introduction by Robert Reid-Pharr In this truly astonishing eighteenth-century memoir, Olaudah Equiano recounts his remarkable life story, which begins when he is kidnapped in Africa as a boy and sold into slavery and culminates when he has achieved renown as a British antislavery advocate. The narrative...

    Publisher : Random House Publishing Group
    published : 2007
  • The journey of an Igbo prince from captivity to freedom and literacy; his enslavement in the New World, service in the Seven Years War, voyages to the Arctic, other adventures.

    Publisher : Dover Publications
    published : 2012
  • Completely revised and edited with an introduction and notes by Vincent Carretta An exciting and often terrifying adventure story, as well as an important precursor to such famous nineteenth-century slave narratives as Frederick Douglass's autobiographies, Olaudah Equiano's The Interesting Narrative recounts his kidnapping in Africa at the age...

    Publisher : Penguin Publishing Group
    published : 2003
  • In an adventurous and extraordinary life, Equiano (c.1745-c.1797) criss-crossed the Atlantic world, from West Africa to the Caribbean to the USA to Britain, either as a slave or fighting with the Royal Navy. His account of his life is not only one of the great documents of the abolition movement, but also a startling, moving story of danger and betrayal....

    Publisher : Penguin Books Ltd
    published : 2007
  • 'Cut iron with iron, What makes iron valuable, Big kuku tree and big silk-cotton tree, Fari and Kaunju -' Told and retold since the fourteenth century, this West African epic chronicles the story of the mighty warrior who saves his people and founds an empire. One of 46 new books in the bestselling Little Black Classics series, to celebrate...

    Publisher : Penguin Books Ltd
    published : 2016