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The man who stole himself : the slave odyssey of Hans Jonathan / Gisli Palsson ; translated from the Icelandic by Anna Yates.

Gísli Pálsson, 1949- author. (Author).
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  • 1 of 2 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Jefferson County Public Library - Madison 306.362 GIS (Text) 39391006770786 Nonfiction Checked out 12/27/2016
Mooresville Public Library - Mooresville 306.362 GIS (Text) 37323005280386 NONFIC Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780226313283
  • ISBN: 022631328X
  • Physical Description: 288 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: Chicago ; The University of Chicago Press, 2016.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Prologue: a man of many worlds -- The island of St. Croix -- "A house negro" -- "The mulatto Hans Jonathan" -- "Said to be the secretary" -- Among the sugar barons -- Copenhagen -- A child near the royal palace -- "He wanted to go to war" -- The general's widow v. the mulatto -- The verdict -- Iceland -- A free man -- Mountain guide -- Factor, farmer, father -- Farewell -- Descendants -- The Jonathan family -- The Eirikssons of New England -- Who stole whom? -- The lessons of history -- Epilogue: biographies.
Subject: Hans Jónatan, 1784-1827.
Fugitive slaves > Iceland > Djúpivogur > Biography.
Genre: Biographies.

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