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Clotel: Or, the President's Daughter

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First published in 1853 amidst rumors that Thomas Jefferson fathered children with one of his slaves, Clotel is a fictional chronicle of one such child. After Jefferson's death, his mistress and her two daughters are auctioned. One daughter, Clotel, is purchased by a white man from Virginia who impregnates her. Despite the promise of marriage, Clotel is instead sold to another man and separated from her daughter. After escaping from the slave dealer, Clotel returnss to Virginia to reunite with her daughter - now a slave in her father's house.

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The harrowing fictional account of slave fathered by President Thomas Jefferson.

About the Author

William Wells Brown (1814 - 1884) was born a slave in Kentucky. In 1834, he he escaped to Ohio before moving to New York, and later, Great Britain. His novel, Clotel, is widely recognized as the first to be written by an African-American.JD Jackson is currently an Adjunct Professor at Los Angeles Southwest College. He has an MFA in Theater from Temple University and several TV and movie credits to his name including roles on House MD, ER, Law and Order, Third Watch, and Lucky Number Slevin.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781629232867
Author:
Brown, William Wells
Publisher:
Dreamscape Media
Author:
2014 Dreamscape Media, LLC
Author:
Jackson, J. D.
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Subject:
Fiction : Sagas
Subject:
FICTION / Historical
Subject:
FICTION / Biographical
Edition Description:
Unabridged
Publication Date:
20140131
Binding:
MP3 CD
Language:
English
Dimensions:
5.04 x 6.04 x 1.13 in 0.4 lb
Age Level:
from 18

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Fiction and Poetry » Literature » Biographical

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