Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass

Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass

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by Frederick Douglass
     
 

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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

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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 induc

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9782819921707
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Publication date:
12/03/2010
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Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass 4.1 out of 5 based on 1 ratings. 43 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I had to read yhis book for summer reading and i loved it. I reccomend to anyone wondering how it was to be faced with impossible situations and overcome them with just the right mind set. Just great!!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I found this account of Fredrick Douglas' life solid and thoroughly written. It should be required reading in all schools and a research guide for anyone seeking insight into, not only Mr. Douglas' life, but also what life was like for African American's at this time in American history.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
The most authentic look at past events is through the eyes of someone who lived it. Fredrick Douglass was born into slavery in Maryland and illegally taught himself to read and write. He escaped and 20 years before the Civil War he wrote of his personal experiences in an attempt to open people's eyes and hearts to the plight of his brethern who were, literally, in chains. If you want to understand where we are now by seeing where we've come from, this clear, consise account of slavery is highly recommended.
Anonymous 6 months ago
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Anonymous 7 months ago
I recommend reading this book. Very informative and truthful. A great narritive, and well written.
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What more can I say?
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The detail of events was eye opening and theperils of what slaves went through was horrifying. A must read for Black History.
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Fredrick Duglous was a great man & inpsiering peice of history he will alwaysbe remeberd no matter what
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Sadie616 More than 1 year ago
What a wonderful book about strength and courage. It truly depicts the issue of slavery. Anyone interested in or studying the issue of slavery this is a must read.
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Great resource!
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