Wonderful Adventures of Mrs. Seacole in Many Lands - Mary Seacole

Wonderful Adventures of Mrs. Seacole in Many Lands

Mary Seacole

Book Summary

A far cry from the nineteenth-century slave narrative tradition, this book, written in 1857, is a special kind of success story. With delightful urbanity and wit, Mary Seacole, a free-born Jamaican Creole, recounts her childhood as a daughter of a Scottish army officer and a free black boarding-house keeper, her years as a storekeeper in a Central American frontier town, a

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