That was a Time. Harriet Gift Castlen.
That was a Time

That was a Time

New York: David Mckay, 1937. First Edition. First Printing. Full cloth. Octavo. 243 pages pages. Near Fine in Good+ dust jacket. Fictionalized memoir of Mammy Lou, tracing her story from early life and capture in.

Fictionalized memoir of a Southern "mammy," tracing her story from early life and capture in Africa, being sold in America, her "happy childhood on a southern plantation, and her unhappy girlhood; her role as "Mammy" in a white family, her courting days and marriage, and her old age..." Rather uncommon book, particularly in dust jacket. INSCRIBED and SIGNED by author on front free endpaper. . Signed by Author.

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Price: $250

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