Young Frederick Douglass: The Maryland Years

Paperback | March 1, 1985

byDickson J. PrestonAs told byJames A. Michener

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This highly regarded biography traces the life and times of Frederick Douglass, from his birth on Maryland's Eastern Shore in 1818 to 1838, when he escaped from slavery to emerge upon the national scene.

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This highly regarded biography traces the life and times of Frederick Douglass, from his birth on Maryland's Eastern Shore in 1818 to 1838, when he escaped from slavery to emerge upon the national scene.

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Drawing on previously untapped sources, Young Frederick Douglass recreates with fidelity and in convincing detail the background and early life of the man who was to become "the gadfly of America's conscience" and the undisputed spokesman for nineteenth-century black Americans.This highly regarded biography traces the life and times of...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:262 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.65 inPublished:March 1, 1985Publisher:Johns Hopkins University Press

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ISBN - 10:0801827396

ISBN - 13:9780801827396

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A model of historiographic detective work, this engaging study reveals some things about Douglass's background that he did not know himself.