A Muslim American slave : the life of Omar Ibn Said / translated from the Arabic, edited, and with an introduction by Ala Alryyes.

Born to a wealthy family in West Africa around 1770, Omar Ibn Said was abducted and sold into slavery in the United States, where he came to the attention of a prominent North Carolina family after filling "the walls of his room with piteous petitions to be released, all written in the Arabic l...

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Main Author: Said, Omar ibn, 1770?-1863 or 4.
Other Authors: Alryyes, Ala A., 1963-
Format: Book
Language:English
Arabic
Published: Madison, Wis. : University of Wisconsin Press, c2011.
Series:Wisconsin studies in autobiography.
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