The Lost German Slave Girl. The Extraordinary True Story Of The Slave Sally Miller And Her Fight For Freedom
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Cover Type: Softcover
Book Condition: Fine
Jacket Condition: None Issued
Publisher: Pan Macmillan Australia
Publisher Place: Sydney
Publisher Year: 2003
Edition: First Edition
Description: 268 pages. Book appears to have hardly been read and is in Fine condition throughout.
Publishers Description: Historical narrative based in 19th century America, about the battle to free an enslaved German girl. In 1843 New Orleans, Madame Carl recognises the daughter of her closest friend who she last saw 25 years ago. The young woman is the slave of a Frenchman owner of a nearby caberet. Narrative examines slavery laws during the 19th century, describes the court room drama surrounding the case, and offers a portrait of a young woman in pursuit of freedom. Includes endnotes. Author is winner of the NSW Premiers Award for History, and the WA Premiers Literary Award for Non-fiction. He has previously written The White Divers of Broome.