By: Rutling, Thomas
Torrington, N. Devon, Thos. J. Dyer, Printer: ca. 1907
Edition: First Edition; First Printing
Seller ID: 16346
Condition: Very Good
Original printed wrappers, chip to backstrip, otherwise minor wear; foxing to title page and frontispiece, otherwise minimal wear to contents.Overall VG.This is a narrative written by a former member of the Fisk Jubilee Singers. Rutling was born a slave in Tennesse and experienced the loss of his mother who was sold. He was freed in 1865 and was able to go to Fisk in Nashville, Tennessee. He became one of the original Fisk Jubilee Singers and stayed with the group until he left them in England and refused to return to America. He became a true celebrity in England. This short autobiography was... View More...