Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl
Written by Harriet Jacobs, illustrated by Cinzia Gentile
Available formats: ePub and Kindle
Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl is an autobiography by a young mother and fugitive slave published in 1861 by L. Maria Child, who edited the book for its author, Harriet Ann Jacobs. Jacobs used the pseudonym Linda Brent. The book documents Jacobs’ life as a slave and how she gained freedom for herself and for her children.