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Harriet Beecher Stowe (1811–1896) was an American abolitionist and author. Her novel Uncle Tom's Cabin (1852) was a depiction of life for African-Americans under slavery; it reached millions as a novel and play, and became influential in the United States and United Kingdom. It energized anti-slavery forces in the American North, while provoking widespread anger in the South. She wrote more than 20 books, including novels, three travel memoirs, and collections of articles and letters. She was born in Litchfield, CT.
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Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Uncle Tom (Fictitious character) -- Fiction.
Master and servant -- Fiction.
African Americans -- Fiction.
Fugitive slaves -- Fiction.
Plantation life -- Fiction.
Southern States -- Fiction.
Slavery -- Fiction.
Slaves -- Fiction.