The Life and Times of Frederick Douglass
  • Release Date : 01 November 2003
  • Publisher : Courier Corporation
  • Genre : Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages : 470 pages
  • ISBN 13 : 0486431703
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Download or read book entitled The Life and Times of Frederick Douglass by author: Frederick Douglass which was release on 01 November 2003 and published by Courier Corporation with total page 470 pages . This book available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. Raised as a plantation slave who was taught to read and write by one of his owners, Frederick Douglass became a brilliant writer, eloquent orator, and major participant in the stuggle of African-Americans for freedom and equality. In this engrossing, first-hand narrative originally published in 1845, he vividly recounts early years of physical abuse, deprivation and tragedy; his dramatic escape to the North and eventual freedom, abolitionist campaigns, and crusade for full civil rights for former slaves. A powerful autobiography of a passionate civil rights advocate, this book will be of value to anyone interested in African-American history.