Author: Harriet Beecher Stowe
Number Of Pages: 240
Package Dimensions: 7.6 x 5.6 x 0.9 inches
Release Date: 01-01-2018
Details: Product Description Uncle Tom is an elderly slave residing in a little cabin near his Master's house. Tom proves to be popular, br> Meek and obedient but Tom's master feels no qualms about selling him to a slave trader in order to pay a debt. While living the life of slavery and exploitation, Tom sticks firmly to his beliefs and gets admired even by his enemies. Unde Tom's cabin triggered the American Civil war that freed the slaves throughout America by depicting the cruelty of slavery. About the Author Harriet Beecher Stowe was born on June 14, 1811, in Litchfield, Connecticut. Her father, Lyman Beecher, was a leading Congregationalist minister, committed to social justice. Harriet looked up to her father from an early age, and learnt to stand up for what was right. Harriet was sent to the Litchfield Female Academy, when she was ten years old, and moved to Hartford, Connecticut when she was thirteen. She was a pupil-teacher in a school there, run by her sister Catherine. When Harriet was twenty years old, she became the principal assistant at a new college for girls, Catherine founded at Cincinnati.