The trials of Phillis Wheatley : America's first Black poet and her encounters with the founding fathers
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New York : Basic Civitas Books, [2003].
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Central - Adult Nonfiction
811 WHEAT GATES
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xi, 129 pages ; 20 cm
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English
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0465027296

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Includes bibliographical references and index.
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The slave Phillis Wheatley in 1773 became the first person of African descent to publish a book of poems in the English language. A short twelve years previously, she arrived on a slave ship in Boston not able to speak a word of English. This work focuses on her encounters with the founding fathers especially Thomas Jefferson.
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Gates, H. L. (2003). The trials of Phillis Wheatley: America's first Black poet and her encounters with the founding fathers. New York: Basic Civitas Books.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Gates, Henry Louis. 2003. The Trials of Phillis Wheatley: America's First Black Poet and Her Encounters With the Founding Fathers. New York: Basic Civitas Books.

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Gates, Henry Louis, The Trials of Phillis Wheatley: America's First Black Poet and Her Encounters With the Founding Fathers. New York: Basic Civitas Books, 2003.

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Gates, Henry Louis. The Trials of Phillis Wheatley: America's First Black Poet and Her Encounters With the Founding Fathers. New York: Basic Civitas Books, 2003. Print.

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