The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano is a detailed story about the life of a well-educated slave published. One section of the story in particular describes one of his many experiences in the New World with one of his owners. This narrative is a very powerful one telling about the treatment of slaves, but also many of the good things Equiano experienced while he was a slave. He gives a seemingly honest
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the Beginnings of Black Autobiography. Westport, Conn.: Greenwood Press, 1987.
Equiano, Olaudah. The Interesting Narative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano. The Norton Anthology of American Literature. Nina Baym, Ronald Gottesman, Laurence B. Holland, David Kalstone, Francis Murphy, Herschel Parker, William H. Pritchard, and Patricia B. Wallace. New York / London: W.W. Norton & Company, 1989. 694 – 698
Kennerly, K. The Slave Who Bought His Freedom; Equiano's Story. NY: Dutton, 1971.
“Olaudah Equiano.” http://www.atomicage.com/equiano/life.html. December 11, 1999