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In his wrenching, classic autobiography--one of the most important documents in American history--Douglass describes himself as a man who became a ...Show synopsisIn his wrenching, classic autobiography--one of the most important documents in American history--Douglass describes himself as a man who became a slave and, later, a slave who became a man. Reissue.Hide synopsis
Description:New. 76 pages; Written more than a century ago by Frederick...New. 76 pages; Written more than a century ago by Frederick Douglass, a former slave who went on to become a famous orator, U.S. minister, and a leader of his people, this masterpiece is one of the most eloquent indictments of slavery ever recorded. Douglass's shocking narrative takes the reader into the world of the South's antebellum plantations and reveals the daily terrors he suffered as a slave, shedding invaluable light on one of the most unjust periods in the history of America.
This book is an excellent work. The former slave Frederick Douglass narrates his life story and shows us emotionally the cruelty of the slavery in America and turns effectively the reader into an abolitionist. The hatred in me, built by the narrative of the life of Frederick Douglass, grew bigger and ...
Did you read this in school? Sometimes a classic narrative gets missed. Don't miss this one. Douglass chose his surname after his escape from slavery. He did not know his birth date nor his father. He was separated from his mother as a baby, according to the customs of slavery. With a small start from ...
By all accounts, this is one of the most important books regarding our American Heritage. Although not easy to read, and frequently wrenching and saddening, it tells the story of a man who rose form the most miserable beginnings to become the first authentic leader of African-Americans in the United ...
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