Uncle Tom’s Cabin

By Harriet Beecher Stowe


An alternative cover of this ISBN can be found here.Although the American anti-slavery movement had existed at least as long as the nation itself, Stowe’s Uncle Tom’s Cabin (1852) galvanized public opinion as nothing had before. The book sold 10,000 copies in its first week and 300,000 in its first year. Its vivid dramatization of slavery’s cruelti…


Published date: January 1, 1851
Type: Books
Genre: Fiction, Historical Fiction

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Uncle Tom's Cabin is one of the best books I ever read. Abraham Lincoln said to its author, "So you're the little woman who wrote the book that made this great war." It's alternatively heartbreaking and laugh out loud funny. But Greg Fergus thinks it's an instruction manual.

I actually have a first edition of [this book].