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Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, an American Slave

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4 out of 5
Based on 259 Ratings and 252 Reviews

Book Description
Frederick Douglass (1817?-1895) was born into slavery by a slave mother and an unknown father. At the age of 8, he started to educate himself with the help of his master's wife. In 1838, he fled Baltimore for the North. There he soon became a noted author and speaker on slavery.

Douglass wrote three autobiographies, "Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass" (1845), "My Bondage and My Freedo... More

Book Information
PublisherSt. Martin's Press
BindingPaperback (349 editions)
Reading LevelUncategorized
# of Pages163
ISBN-100312138318
ISBN-13978-0312138318
Publication Date01/1997
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9/19/2009 Nicole Redmond said: One of the first reads that inspired me to become an English teacher - forced me to look at our world in a different light.
tags: I recommend, Inspired me

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