Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, an American Slave

ISBN-10: 0199539073
ISBN-13: 9780199539079
Authors: Frederick Douglass, Deborah E. McDowell, Frederick Douglass
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"I was born in Tuckahoe. I have no accurate knowledge of my age, never having seen any authentic record containing it. By far the larger part of the slaves know as little of their ages as horses know of theirs, and it is the wish of most masters within my knowledge to keep their slaves thus ignorant." So begins the now-classic personal account of Frederick Douglass (1818-1895), who was born into slavery in Maryland and after his escape to Massachusetts in 1838 became an ardent abolitionist and campaigner for women's rights. His Narrative, which was an instant bestseller upon publication in 1845, relates his experience as a slave, the cruelty he suffered at the hands of his masters, his…    

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Binding: Paperback Publisher: Oxford University Press, Incorporated Number of pages: 176 Dimensions: 4.75" wide x 7.50" long x 0.25" tall Weight: 0.286 lbs. Language: English