Autobiography of Josiah Henson: An Inspiration for Harriet Beecher Stowe's Uncle Tom
Publish date: April 23rd 2003
Publisher: Dover Publications
Pages no: 224
Edition language: English
Henson inspired Stowe's famous novel, and quite frankly, he should be more widely read. His narrative starts with violence towards his father, chronicles his work and eventually buying then losing his freedom, then taking his freedom. He is far more compelling in some ways than Douglas, perhaps beca...