Making freedom : : the extraordinary life of Venture Smith

Title Making freedom : : the extraordinary life of Venture Smith
Names Saint, Chandler B.
Krimsky, George A.
Book Number DBC05533
Title Status Download Only
Medium Digital Book
Annotation Drawing on research and documents - including Venture Smith's autobiography, the authors explore the life of this New England slave. Sold into bondage as a boy in Africa and laboring as a slave for nearly twenty-five years, Venture purchased his freedom and transformed himself into a highly respected citizen.
Narrator Kryansky, Loretta.
Local Subject Biography & Autobiography - BIO
Adult Book - AD
Adult Non-Fiction - AN
History, United States - HUS
History - HST
Audience Notes Female narrator.
LC Subject African Americans - Connecticut - Biography
Free African Americans - Connecticut - Biography
Slavery - Connecticut - History - 18th century
Slaves - Connecticut - Biography
Connecticut - Race relations - History - 18th century
Haddam (Conn.) - Biography
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Talking books
Call Number 306.362092 B ANF
Language English
Released 2017
Publication Info Rocky Hill : Connecticut State Library, Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped, 2017 Connecticut Volunteer Services for the Blind and Handicapped, Inc., CVSBH-Milford, recording studio.
Original Publication Recorded from: Middletown, Conn. : Wesleyan University Press, [2009] 9780819568540 0819568546
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