This early work is Paul Laurence Dunbar's 1903 novel, "In Old Plantation Days". Paul Laurence Dunbar (1872-1906) was an African-American novelist, poet, and dramatist during the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. This fantastic novel explores themes of race and ownership in pre-emancipation America, and is highly recommended for those with an interest in American history. Many classic books such as this are becoming increasingly rare and expensive. We are republishing this volume now in an affordable, modern, high-quality edition complete with a specially commissioned new biography of the author.