Narrative Of The Life Of Frederick Douglass: An American Slave (civil War Classics): An American Slave (Civil War Classics)

January 13, 2015|
Narrative Of The Life Of Frederick Douglass: An American Slave (civil War Classics): An American Slave (Civil War Classics) by Frederick Douglass
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To commemorate the 150th Anniversary of the end of the Civil War, Diversion Books is publishing seminal works of the era: stories told by the men and women who led, who fought, and who lived in an America that had come apart at the seams.

One of the most important figures of the Civil War, Frederick Douglass, was born into slavery but rose to become a tremendous orator, an impassioned abolitionist, and a representative of all who remained voiceless through slavery and oppression. His narrative resonates today with its eloquence, its incendiary history, and its profound and moving arguments for the humanity, and the equality, of Americans.
Born a slave in Maryland in about 1817, Frederick Douglass never became accommodated to being held in bondage. He secretly learned to read, although slaves were prohibited from doing so. He fought back against a cruel slave-breaker and finally escaped to New Bedford, Massachusetts, in 1838 at about the age of 21. Despite the danger of ...
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Title:Narrative Of The Life Of Frederick Douglass: An American Slave (civil War Classics): An American Slave (Civil War Classics)
Format:Paperback
Product dimensions:146 pages, 8.5 X 5.5 X 0.31 in
Shipping dimensions:146 pages, 8.5 X 5.5 X 0.31 in
Published:January 13, 2015
Publisher:Diversion Books
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781626818347

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