Prince Among Slaves First published in 1977. This is the engaging story of Abd al-Rahman Ibrahima, a Muslim slave in Natchez, Mississippi, who was in fact an African prince. Sold into slavey and shipped to America when he was 26, Ibrahima eventually was made overseer of a cotton plantation on account of his aristocratic and educated manner. After years of petitioning and interference from the US Secretary of State, Ibrahima at 66 was finally freed and set sail for Africa.
This 30th anniversary edition feature new material discovered since the original publication and is the only full account of Ibrahim's life pieced together from first-person accounts and historical documents.
Used Good Condition - Slight crease on front cover