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4 edition of lost German slave girl found in the catalog.

lost German slave girl

Bailey, John

lost German slave girl

the extraordinary true story of the slave Sally Miller and her fight for freedom

by Bailey, John

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  • 32 Currently reading

Published by Pan Macmillan Australia in Sydney .
Written in English

    Places:
  • New Orleans (La.),
  • Louisiana,
  • New Orleans,
  • New Orleans.
    • Subjects:
    • Müller, Salomé, b. ca. 1809.,
    • Müller, Salomé, b. ca. 1809 -- Trials, litigation, etc.,
    • Slaves -- Louisiana -- New Orleans -- Biography.,
    • Women, White -- Louisiana -- New Orleans -- Biography.,
    • German Americans -- Louisiana -- New Orleans -- Biography.,
    • Trials -- Louisiana -- New Orleans.,
    • Slaves -- Emancipation -- Louisiana -- New Orleans.,
    • Slavery -- Social aspects -- Louisiana -- New Orleans -- History -- 19th century.,
    • New Orleans (La.) -- Race relations.,
    • New Orleans (La.) -- Biography.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 258-268).

      StatementJohn Bailey.
      GenreBiography.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF379.N553 M553 2003
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiii, 268 p. ;
      Number of Pages268
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3357826M
      ISBN 100732911923
      LC Control Number2004401464
      OCLC/WorldCa53707177

      THE LOST GERMAN SLAVE GIRL: The Extraordinary True Story of the Slave Sally Miller and Her Fight for Freedom John Bailey, Author. Atlantic Monthly $25 (p) ISBN   The Lost German Slave Girl By John Bailey Macmillan, pp, $30 Don't be put off by the clumsy title: this is a marvellous true story, told with all the skill and verve of John Bailey's earlier book, the widely admired The White Divers of Broome.

      The Lost German Slave Girl The Extraordinary True Story of Sally Miller and Her Fight for Freedom in Old New Orleans by John Bailey Published by Atlantic Monthly Press/NY in A Book Review by Bobby Matherne ©   The Lost German Slave Girl: The Extraordinary True Story of Sally Miller and Her Fight for Freedom in Old New Orleans - Ebook written by John Bailey. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read The Lost German Slave Girl: The Extraordinary True Story of Sally Miller and /5(22).

        The Lost German Slave Girl Read an excerpt powered by Zola The Lost German Slave Girl. USA Today's Best-Selling Books List. 1. Camino Winds . The author, John Bailey who is a lawyer, started out writing a book on the legalities of slavery in the Southern states running up to the Civil War, and in the course of his research came across the story of the lost German slave girl. That historical woman took over his imagination and his book /5(14).


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Lost German slave girl by Bailey, John Download PDF EPUB FB2

Though intended to tell the story of a lost German immigrant girl who became a slave in early 19th Century New Orleans, the book tells a number of stories. It tells the story of how slave laws were refined in devious yet ingenious ways to make it ever so difficult for slaves /5.

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“Bailey keeps us guessing until the end in this page-turning true courtroom drama of /5(9). The woman, held as a slave of a carabet owner, is believed by Mme Carl to be a long-lost German immigrant who disappeared as a small child some twenty five years earlier. The Lost German Slave Girl examines the case of Sally Miller, also known as Salome Mueller, and her bid for freedom and recognition as a German immigrant illegally held captive.

Ultimately the book is about the inanity of American slavery as much as about the identity of Salome, the lost German girl. Racism and its underpinnings are placed under strong light. Readers can trace the roots of the issues of self-identity and self-determination that the descendents of slaves, and all of American society still face today.

Into this mix, insuddenly walks a young woman immediately recognized in a German neighborhood as Salomé Müller, the long-lost daughter of fellow immigrants arriving in She responds by giving her name as Sally Miller and reporting that she is in fact the property—a slave—of the owner of a nearby cabaret.

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this sounds like a book I would enjoy. I hadn't heard of it before so thanks for pointing it out Author: Framed. The paper “The Lost German Slave Girl by John Bailey” discusses a book that deals with the fascinating story of Sally Miller, a slave who sought to win her freedom in a remarkable case in The book suggests that the definition of race was much less certain than its proponents argued.

Book Review: The Lost German Slave Girl by John Bailey (Macmillan ) The Berkeley Heights Public Library’s First Friday Book Group will discuss attorney and author John Bailey’s The Lost German Slave Girl, a retelling of a cause celebre in ante-bellum New book describes the legal case of Sally Miller, a slave who claimed to be white and therefore, by law, should.

The Lost German Slave Girl: The Extraordinary True Story of Sally Miller and Her Fight for Freedom in New Orleans by John Bailey– Book Review by Myrna Aguilar My book review is about the lost German slave girl. This book is about the trial of Sally Miller. Throughout the hardback, the story jumps from the past into the present.

A tour de force of investigative history that reads like a suspense novel, The Lost German Slave Girl is a fascinating exploration of slavery and its laws, a brilliant reconstruction of mid-nineteenth-century New Orleans, and a riveting courtroom drama. It is also an unforgettable portrait of a young woman in pursuit of freedom.

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It is a spring morning in New Orleans, In the Spanish Quarter, on a street lined with flophouses and gambling dens, Madame Carl recognizes the face of a German girl who disappeared twenty-five years earlier. But the olive-skinned woman is a slave, with no memory of a "white" past.

And yet her resemblance to her mother is striking, and she bears two telltale birthmarks/5(10). Ina German-American housewife strolling through New Orleans thought she spotted Salomé Müller, the long-lost daughter of her best friend. But ”Salomé” was now a slave who answered to the Author: Jennifer Reese.

A review of The Lost German Slave Girl by John Bailey Ma Although the story of Sally Miller is fascinating enough to be read purely for the forward thrust of the plot, what makes this book worth a serious look is the way Bailey teases out all of the implications, and allows readers to make the connection between Sally’s case, and.

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