- Author : Frederick Douglass
- Release Date : 01 November 2003
- Publisher : Courier Corporation
- Genre : Biography & Autobiography
- Pages : 470 pages
- ISBN 13 : 0486431703
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.