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Harriet Wilson's New England (Book Title)

In 1859, Harriet Wilson, a mulatto woman from New Hampshire, published a novel with the stated hope of earning sufficient money simply to survive. Instead, her novel Our Nig; or Sketches From the Life of A Free Black, became a powerful and controversial narrative that continues to touch and unsettle readers around the world.

Speaker Name: JerriAnne Boggis
Date: Tuesday February 05, 2013
Time: 7:30 PM
Sponsoring Organization: Exeter Historical Society
Location: Exeter Historical Society, 47 Front Street
Website: www.exeterhistory.org
Contact Person: Laura Martin Gowing [email]
Phone Number: 603-778-2335