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Cameron, Ann, 1943-
The kidnapped prince : the life of Olaudah Equiano / by Olaudah Equiano ; adapted by Ann Cameron ; with an introduction by Henry Louis Gates, Jr
Alternate Title Life of Olaudah Equiano
Interesting narrative of the life of Olaudah Equiano
1st Dell Yearling Ed
New York : Random House, 2005, c1995
book jacket
Location Call Number Status
 SOE Curriuclum Lab, Rm 267  CL jB EQUIANO    AVAILABLE
Subject Equiano, Olaudah, 1745- -- Juvenile literature
Subject(s) Slaves -- Biography -- Juvenile literature
Physical Description ix, 133, [13] p. : ill. ; 20 cm
Note "A Dell Yearling Book."
Adaptation of: The interesting narrative of the life of Olaudah Equiano
Includes bibliographical references (p. [144])
Contents My home -- Kidnapped! - I plan to run away -- I meet my sister -- Tinnah. Scarred people -- Slave ship -- Barbados. Auction - To Virginia -- Saved! -- England -- Press gang -- To war -- Adventures at sea -- Betrayed! -- Hopes of rescue -- Land of bondage -- What I witnessed -- Glass tumbler -- Horror of the West Indies -- Navigation. Chances for escape -- Despair and joy -- Wise woman -- Boxes within boxes -- Freeman -- Fight -- I lose my friend and win a new title -- Shipwrecked! -- New life
Summary Relates the experiences of an African prince who was kidnapped into slavery in 1755 and followed his various masters from the Americas to Europe and through the Caribbean. A gripping adaptation of one of the first known slave narratives, Equiano tells of the 11 years he spent in slavery in England, the United States, and the West Indies, until he was able to buy his freedom
Series SOE Curriculum Lab
Alternate Author Equiano, Olaudah, 1745- Interesting narrative of the life of Olaudah Equiano

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