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The Barber of Natchez by Edwin Adams Davis
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The Barber of Natchez

by Edwin Adams Davis, William Ransom Hogan (Joint Author.)

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Fascinating story about a free Negro male in ante-bellum Natchez. It ends on a difficult note, but certainly a book to be read and understood today by anyone with any ties to the state of Mississippi or the South ( )
  vanjr | Oct 4, 2015 |
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A slave is freed and rises to a very high standing and writes a two-thousand-page journal about his town and himself. The free Negro diarist is appraised in terms of his friends, his code, and his community's reaction to his wanton murder.

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