WorldCat Identities

Sturge, George

Works: 2 works in 7 publications in 1 language and 22 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Juvenile works  Personal narratives  Autobiographies  Biographies 
Roles: Editor
Classifications: E444, 301.44930924
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by George Sturge
Uncle Tom's story of his life; an autobiography of the Rev. Josiah Henson, 1789-1876 by Josiah Henson( Book )

7 editions published between 1876 and 1971 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Josiah Henson was born into slavery in Maryland in 1789, and?eventually escaped to Canada in 1830, where?he?became a Methodist preacher?and founded a trade?school and community for fugitive slaves, called The Dawn Settlement. In 1849, Henson published his original autobiography, which helped in part to inspire the story and?characters in Uncle Tom's Cabin. When Henson republished this expanded and updated?edition of his autobiography in 1876, Beecher Stowe provided the preface
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  Kids General Special  
Audience level: 0.14 (from 0.14 for Uncle Tom' ... to 0.14 for Uncle Tom' ...)