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Publisher's Summary

A poignant biography as told to Olive Gilbert by Isabella Bomefree-a slave (1797-1883) who later took the name of Sojourner Truth. She recounts the harshness of life under slavery and after winning her freedom, became a vociferous abolitionist for which she has been long remembered and revered.
Table of Contents
Chapter 01: Her Birth And Parentage
Chapter 02: Accommodations
Chapter 03: Her Brothers And Sisters
Chapter 04: Her Religious Instruction
Chapter 05: The Auction
Chapter 06: Death Of Mau-Mau Bett
Chapter 07: Last Days Of Bomefree
Chapter 08: Death Of Bomefree
Chapter 09: Commencement Of Isabella's Trials In Life
Chapter 10: Trials Continued
Chapter 11: Her Standing With Her New Master And Mistress
Chapter 12: Isabella's Marriage
Chapter 13: Isabella As A Mother
Chapter 14: Slaveholder's Promises
Chapter 15: Her Escape
Chapter 16: Illegal Sale Of Her Son
Chapter 17: It Is Often Darkest Just Before Dawn
Chapter 18: Death Of Mrs. Eliza Fowler
Chapter 19: Isabella's Religious Experience
Chapter 20: New Trials
Chapter 21: Finding A Brother And Sister
Chapter 22: Gleanings
Chapter 23: The Matthias Delusion
Chapter 24: Fasting
Chapter 25: The Cause Of Her Leaving The City
Chapter 26: The Consequences Of Refusing A Traveler A Night's Lodging
Chapter 27: Some Of Her Views And Reasonings
Chapter 28: The Second Advent Doctrines
Chapter 29: Another Camp-Meeting
Chapter 30: Last Interview With Her Master
Certificates Of Character
Olive Gilbert (1801-1884) was an abolitionist who deeply felt the plight of slaves and spent over two years living with the emancipated slave and preacher, Sojourner Truth, carefully recording her story.
(P)2009 Alcazar Audioworks
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1 out of 5 stars
By Lmkelley8157 on 01-08-16


What was most disappointing about Olive Gilbert’s story?

The narrator voice was for me boring and not exciting. The story was all over the place, to confusing

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2 out of 5 stars
By Lee O'Neal on 05-31-16

Isabella to Sojourner Truth

It was just okay. There are many other books written about Sojourner. I wonder what the similarities are.

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