Life of an American Slave by Frederick Douglass

Life of an American Slave

byFrederick Douglass

Kobo ebook | March 13, 2019

Pricing and Purchase Info

$1.99

Prices and offers may vary in store

Available for download

Not available in stores

about

"Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, an American Slave" is an 1845 memoir and treatise on abolition written by famous orator and former slave Frederick Douglass during his time in Lynn, Massachusetts. It is generally held to be the most famous of a number of narratives written by former slaves during the same period. In factual detail, the text describes the events of his life and is considered to be one of the most influential pieces of literature to fuel the abolitionist movement of the early 19th century in the United States.

Frederick Douglass (1818 – 1895) was an American social reformer, abolitionist, orator, writer, and statesman. After escaping from slavery in Maryland, he became a national leader of the abolitionist movement in Massachusetts and New York, gaining note for his oratory and incisive antislavery writings. In his time, he was described by abolitionists as a living counter-example to slaveholders' arguments that slaves lacked the intellectual capacity to function as independent American citizens.

Title:Life of an American SlaveFormat:Kobo ebookPublished:March 13, 2019Publisher:PasserinoLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:8893457172

ISBN - 13:9788893457170

Reviews