The Resource Broken shackles: : Old Man Henson from slavery to freedom, (ebookGlenelg.)

Broken shackles: : Old Man Henson from slavery to freedom, (ebookGlenelg.)

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Broken shackles: : Old Man Henson from slavery to freedom
Title
Broken shackles:
Title remainder
Old Man Henson from slavery to freedom
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Language
eng
Summary
In 1889, Broken Shackles was published in Toronto under the pseudonym of Glenelg. This very unique book, containing the recollections of a resident of Owen Sound, Ontario, an African American known as Old Man Henson, was one of the very few books that documented the journey to Canada from the perspective of a person of African descent. Now, over 112 years later, a new edition of Broken Shackles is available. Henson was a great storyteller and the spark of life shines through as he describes the horrors of slavery and his goal of escaping its tenacious hold. His times as a slave in Maryland, his refuge in Pennsylvania and New Jersey, and his ultimate freedom in Canada are vividly depicted through his remembrances. The stories of Henson's family, friends and enemies will both amuse and shock the readers of Broken Shackles: Old Man Henson From Slavery to Freedom. It is interesting to discover that his observations of life's struggles and triumphs are as relevant today as they were in his time
Cataloging source
Midwest
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Glenelg
Dewey number
973.7/115/092
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Meyler, Peter
  • hoopla digital
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  • Henson, Jim
  • Fugitive slaves
  • Slaves
  • Slavery
  • African Americans
  • Blacks
  • Electronic books
  • Owen Sound (Ont.)
Target audience
adult
Label
Broken shackles: : Old Man Henson from slavery to freedom, (ebookGlenelg.)
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multicolored
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unknown
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1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781459714878
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11787694
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11787694
System control number
MWT11787694
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Broken shackles: : Old Man Henson from slavery to freedom, (ebookGlenelg.)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781459714878
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11787694
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11787694
System control number
MWT11787694
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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