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Shackled: My Life as a Slave

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Charles Ball's memoir (as told to his white lawyer Isaac Fisher) is a fascinating realistic account of the life of slaves and slave-owners in the early 19th century, which he describes as "one long waste, barren desert, of cheerless, hopeless, lifeless slavery; to be varied only by the pangs of hunger, and the stings of the lash".

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334 pages
Published (first published April 6th 2011)
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