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- ReadHowYouWant 2009; US$ 3.99
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... more...
- The Floating Press 2009; US$ 4.99
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... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2007; US$ 7.04
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.... more...
- HarperCollins Canada 2014; US$ 1.99
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.... more...
- Dover Publications 2012; US$ 0.99
Compelling work traces the formidable journey of an Igbo prince from captivity to freedom and literacy and recounts his enslavement in the New World, service in the Seven Years War with General Wolfe in Canada, voyages to the Arctic with the Phipps expedition of 1772?73, six months among the Miskito Indians in Central America, and a grand tour of... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2016; US$ 2.80
'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... more...
- Start Publishing LLC 2012; US$ 1.99
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... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2007; US$ 13.00
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... more...
- Digireads.com Publishing 2012; US$ 5.99
A remarkable account of early slavery and later freedom, "The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano" is the 1789 autobiography of former slave Olaudah Equiano. His life is a tale of terror, as well as an exciting adventure. He tells of his abduction from Africa at the age of ten, and his subsequent years of labor on slave ships.... more...