Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass by Frederick Douglass

Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass

byFrederick Douglass

Kobo ebook | November 27, 2011

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In the month of August, 1841, I attended an anti–slavery convention in Nantucket, at which it was my happiness to become acquainted with FREDERICK DOUGLASS, the writer of the following Narrative. He was a stranger to nearly every member of that body; but, having recently made his escape from the southern prison–house of bondage, and feeling his curiosity excited to ascertain the principles and measures of the abolitionists,—of whom he had heard a somewhat vague description while he was a slave,—he was induced to give his attendance, on the occasion alluded to, though at that time a resident in New Bedford
Title:Narrative of the Life of Frederick DouglassFormat:Kobo ebookPublished:November 27, 2011Language:English

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ISBN - 10:2819921701

ISBN - 13:9782819921707

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Very interesting I would have loved this book to continue on, Frederick Douglass lived an incredible life. After he was freed he went on to do great things that everyone should learn about.
Date published: 2017-09-13
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Important As relevant today as when it was written. Douglass writes in a poignant and lucid way.
Date published: 2017-05-29
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Insightful. I thoroughly enjoyed Douglass' heart wrenching story. He does a tremendous job in creating a vivid recollection of memories as a slave in his autobiography. As a reader, I was very captivated by his words and more so horrified and sometimes intrigued by his work. His first person narrative sheds light on the horrifying cruelty the slaves faced. The book was a huge eye opener and it had so much depth. Was overall a very good read!
Date published: 2016-11-21