Rambles of a Runaway from Southern Slavery
|Series title:||Carter G. Woodson Institute Ser.|
|Publication Date:||Aug 2013|
| Publisher:||University of Virginia Press|
| Book Format:||Paperback|
|List Price:||USD $30.00|
| Book Description: |
Rambles of a Runaway from Southern Slavery tells of an extraordinary life in and out of slavery in the United States and Canada. Born Elijah Turner in the Virginia Tidewater, circa 1810, the author eventually procured freedom papers from a man he resembled and took the man's name, Henry Goings. His life story takes us on an epic journey, traveling from his Virginia birthplace through the cotton kingdom of the Lower South, and upon his escape from slavery, through Tennessee...