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Celia, a Slave: A True Story
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Avon Books
Publication date February 1, 1999
Pages 178
Binding Paperback
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780380803361
ISBN-10 0380803364
Dimensions 0.50 by 4.25 by 6.75 in.
Weight 0.20 lbs.
Original list price $6.99
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Follows a landmark moment in American slavery as culled from court records, correspondences, and newspaper accounts that recorded the trial of courageous young Celia, who killed her master in self-defense after five years of physical and sexual abuse. Reprint. NYT. PW.
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Celia was an ordinary slave--until she struck back at her abusive master and became the defendant in a landmark trial that threatened to undermine the very foundations of the South's "Peculiar Institution."



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9780380803361 | details & prices | 178 pages | 4.25 × 6.75 × 0.50 in. | 0.20 lbs | List price $6.99
About: Follows a landmark moment in American slavery as culled from court records, correspondence, and newspaper accounts that recorded the trial and execution of Celia, who killed her master in self-defense after five years of physical and sexual abuse

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