Narrative Of The Life Of Frederick Douglass (amazonclassics Edition)

June 13, 2017|
Narrative Of The Life Of Frederick Douglass (amazonclassics Edition) by Frederick Douglass
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Frederick Douglass’s celebrated memoir is among the most influential works of the nineteenth-century abolitionist movement in the United States. Beginning with his birth on a Maryland plantation in 1818, Douglass’s account records the tyranny and brutality of his life in slavery until his ultimate escape to New Bedford, Massachusetts, at the age of twenty.

Published in 1845—just seven years after his escape—Douglass’s narrative sold five thousand copies in its first four months in print. His story’s impact—then and now—makes Douglass a key figure in the fight for African American freedom and equality in the United States.

Revised edition: Previously published as Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, this edition of Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass (AmazonClassics Edition) includes editorial revisions.

Born into slavery in Maryland as Frederick Augustus Washington Bailey (1818–1895), Douglass escaped and went on to become an orator, author, and national leader in the abolitionist movement in Massachusetts and New York. Douglass, who taught himself to read and write, gave many speeches against slavery and was the author of three autob...
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Title:Narrative Of The Life Of Frederick Douglass (amazonclassics Edition)
Format:Paperback
Product dimensions:128 pages, 8.2 X 5.5 X 0.68 in
Shipping dimensions:128 pages, 8.2 X 5.5 X 0.68 in
Published:June 13, 2017
Publisher:Amazon Publishing
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781542047401

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