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Iola Leroy (1892) [Novel]
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Iola Leroy was originally published in 1892, during a time of black disenfranchisement, lynching, and Jim Crow laws. It is the story of a "refined mulatto," Iola, raised to believe she's white until she and her mother are sold into slavery, leading her to become an advocate for her people and a critic of racemixing. Her story offers an important portrait of black life during the Civil War and Reconstruction.

Original title: Iola Leroy, or Shadows Uplifted
Original languages: English

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Genre: FictionGeneral FictionBlack (african-american)

Edition #1: Iola Leroy

Iola Leroy (1892)
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Language: English

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Iola Leroy (December 10, 1999)

Format: Paperback
Publisher: Beacon Press
ISBN: 0807065196
Dimensions: 5.4 x 7.8 x 0.8
Pages: 320

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