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Former slave and abolitionist Frederick Douglass tells his incredible, painful story of going from a slave to a free man and eventually an abolitionist leader.

TheNarrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, An American Slaveis widely considered to be the mostsignificant work to have been written by a former slave. This memoir, first published in 1845 set the tone for the Americanabolitionist movement. Within four months of its publication, more than five thousand copies had made their ways into the hands of the American people.

Part of what made this memoir so key, was that it not only described Douglass'life as a slave, but it also reveals his tremendous journey to becoming a free man. Douglass would go on to become a leader in the abolitionist movement with his futureanti-slavery writings.

Key reading for sociologists and historians this elegantly designed clothbound edition features an elastic closure and a new introduction by Eric A. Hairston.

Frederick Douglass(1818-1895) was an African American social reformer, orator, writer, and statesman. After escaping from slavery, he became a leader of the abolitionist movement, gaining note for his dazzling oratory and incisive antislavery writing. He is one of the most famous African Americans of all time and his memoirs continue t...
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Title:Narrative Of The Life Of Frederick Douglass, An American SlaveFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:256 pages, 7.75 X 6 X 0.62 inShipping dimensions:256 pages, 7.75 X 6 X 0.62 inPublished:March 1, 2017Publisher:Race Point PublishingLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1631063278

ISBN - 13:9781631063275

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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