Sojourner Truth by Norman L. Macht

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Published by Chelsea Juniors in New York .

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  • Truth, Sojourner, d. 1883 -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Truth, Sojourner, d. 1883.,
  • African American abolitionists -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Abolitionists -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Social reformers -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Abolitionists.,
  • Reformers.,
  • African Americans -- Biography.,
  • Women -- Biography.

About the Edition

A biography of the former slave who became an outspoken antislavery and women"s rights activist in the United States.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 73) and index.

Book details

StatementNorman L. Macht.
GenreJuvenile literature., Biography, Biography.
SeriesJunior world biographies
LC ClassificationsE185.97.T8 M34 1992
The Physical Object
Pagination79 p. :
Number of Pages79
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1556635M
ISBN 100791017540
LC Control Number91037268

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