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    DescriptionThe first American novel to sell over a million copies. By calling attention to the issue of slavery, it has become a part of our country's literary and historical heritage.

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    Uncle Tom's Cabin
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Harriet Beecher Stowe
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 494
    Width: 130 mm
    Height: 206 mm
    Thickness: 33 mm
    Weight: 567 g
    ISBN 13: 9780679443650
    ISBN 10: 0679443657

    BIC E4L: GEN
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: F1.1
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    BIC subject category V2: FA
    B&T General Subject: 360
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    DC21: 813.3
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    LC classification: PS2954.U5
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    BISAC V2.8: FIC019000
    LC classification: PS2954 .U5 1995
    Thema V1.0: FBC
    Edition statement
    Random House USA Inc
    Imprint name
    Everyman's Library USA
    Publication date
    01 May 1995
    Publication City/Country
    New York
    Review quote
    "Uncle Tom's Cabin is the most powerful and enduring work of art ever written about American slavery." --Alfred Kazin "From the Trade Paperback edition."
    Back cover copy
    With its extraordinary capacity to move its readers, 'Uncle Tom's Cabin' evoked a surge of indignation that contributed crucially to the abolition of slavery in America.
    Flap copy
    Uncle Tom, Topsy, Sambo, Simon Legree, little Eva: their names are American bywords, and all of them are characters in Harriet Beecher Stowe's remarkable novel of the pre-Civil War South. "Uncle Tom's Cabin was revolutionary in 1852 for its passionate indictment of slavery and for its presentation of Tom, "a man of humanity," as the first black hero in American fiction. Labeled racist and condescending by some contemporary critics, it remains a shocking, controversial, and powerful work -- exposing the attitudes of white nineteenth-century society toward "the peculiar institution" and documenting, in heartrending detail, the tragic breakup of black Kentucky families "sold down the river." An immediate international sensation, "Uncle Tom's Cabin sold 300,000 copies in the first year, was translated into thirty-seven languages, and has never gone out of print: its political impact was immense, its emotional influence immeasurable. "From the Paperback edition.