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Brown, Henry Box 1816-

Overview
Works: 46 works in 109 publications in 2 languages and 9,787 library holdings
Genres: Biography  History  Controversial literature  Personal narratives 
Classifications: E450, B
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Narrative of Henry Box Brown who escaped from slavery enclosed in a box 3 feet long and 2 wide by Henry Box Brown ( Book )
4 editions published between 1849 and 1977 in English and held by 185 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The great escapes four slave narratives ( )
3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 112 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"The four former slaves represented here met only once. Yet each attained legendary stature in the anti-slavery battle--and justly so, for their escapes are among the most dramatic ever recorded"--P. [4] of cover
Narrative of the life of Henry Box Brown by Henry Box Brown ( Book )
8 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"In 1849, Henry Brown escaped from slavery by shipping himself in a crate from Virginia to an antislavery office in Philadelphia. Twenty-seven hours and 350 miles later, Brown stepped out of his box to begin a new life. This is his memoir, originally published in 1851 in England, as fresh and compelling today as it was 150 years ago."--BOOK JACKET
Narrative of the life of Henry Box Brown by Henry Box Brown ( Book )
5 editions published between 1851 and 2010 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The life of a slave in Virginia and his escape to Philadelphia
Narrative of the life of Henry Box Brown, written by himself by Henry Box Brown ( Book )
3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In Narrative of the Life of Henry Box Brown, Written by Himself, Brown not only tells the story of his famed escape, but also recounts his later life as a black man making his way through white American and British culture. --from publisher description
Narrative of H.B. Brown who escaped from slavery enclosed in a box ... With remarks upon the remedy for slavery, by Charles Stearns by Henry Box Brown ( Book )
2 editions published in 1849 in Undetermined and English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Narrative of henry box brown, who escaped from slavery enclosed in a box 3 by Henry Box Brown ( Book )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
The resurrection of Henry Box Brown at Philadelphia ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1850 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Narrative of the life of Henry Box Brown, written by himself by Henry Box Brown ( )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
 
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Audience level: 0.18 (from 0.00 for Narrative ... to 0.88 for Narrative ...)
Alternative Names
Brown, H. B. 1815-1879
Brown, H. B. (Henry Box), 1816-
Brown, Henry, 1816-
Brown, Henry Box, b. 1816
Languages
English (85)
French (2)
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