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- DescriptionHenry Brown had himself sealed in a three-foot-by-two-foot box and shipped from Richmond, Virginia, to Philadelphia, a twenty-seven-hour journey to freedom. This work tells the story of his famed escape, but also recounts his later life as a black man making his way through white American and British culture.
- Author BiographyJOHN ERNEST is Eberly Family Distinguished Professor of American Literature at West Virginia University. He is author of Resistance and Reformation in Nineteenth-Century African-American Literature and Liberation Historiography: African American Writers and the Challenge of History, 1794-1861 (from the University of North Carolina Press).
- Author(s)Henry Box Brown
- PublisherThe University of North Carolina Press
- Date of Publication01/05/2008
- GenreBiography: Historical, Political & Military
- Place of PublicationChapel Hill
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintThe University of North Carolina Press
- Content Note8 illustrations, notes
- Width140 mm
- Height216 mm
- Edited byJohn Ernest
- Edition StatementAnnotated edition
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