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ISBN: 0486284999 / ISBN-13: 9780486284996

Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass

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Frederick Douglass was born into bondage and sold repeatedly in the slave markets of the South. Because he secretly taught himself to read and write, ... Show synopsis

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  • Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass (Dover Publications) – Trade paperback (1995)
    by Frederick Douglass, William Lloyd Garrison (Preface by)

    Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass

    Trade paperback, Dover Publications
    1995
    English
    96 pages

    ISBN: 0486284999
    ISBN-13: 9780486284996

    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. Published for the first time as a Signet Classic.

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Reviews of Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass

Overall customer rating: 4.834
Timothy M

Must Read Book

by Timothy M on Aug 6, 2013

Douglass' narrative is one of the most important texts in American History. Everyone should read this to understand that Literacy is important, that studying reading and writing just for the sake of reading and writing isn't enough. Reading and writing can transform our lives, open doors of opportunity ... More

thebookwormalex

ARRESTING and ROUSING!

by thebookwormalex on Nov 14, 2010

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 ... More

Francesca

Not to miss

by Francesca on Jan 6, 2008

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 ... More

ghmus7

A masterpiece of Human Endurance

by ghmus7 on Dec 29, 2007

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 ... More

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