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- 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...
- 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...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2007; Not Available
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...
- Penguin Group US 2003; US$ 13.00
Completely revised and edited with an introduction and notes by Vincent Carretta An exciting and often terrifying adventure story, as well as an important precursor to such famous nineteenth-century slave narratives as Frederick Douglass's autobiographies, Olaudah Equiano's The Interesting Narrative recounts his kidnapping in Africa at the age... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2007; US$ 12.00
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...
- 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...
- 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...