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Narrative Of The Life Of Frederick Douglass, An American Slave

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96 pages2 hours

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Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass is the moving autobiography by the former slave and prominent abolitionist. With unabashed honesty Douglass recounts his early years on a Maryland plantation, his relationships with his masters, his momentous discovery of the link between literacy and bondage, and his eventual flight to freedom.

A bestseller when published in 1845, Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass was an influential text in the anti-slavery movement, and the power and clarity of Douglass’s writing were a credible counter-argument to the prejudiced opinions towards African-Americans held by many at the time.

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