Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, an American Slave

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An autobiography of author who was born into slavery in Maryland in 1818. He describes his life as a slave - the cruelty he suffered at the hands of plantation owners; his struggles to educate himself in a world where slaves are deliberately kept ignorant; and ultimately, his fight for his right to freedom.

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Douglass escaped slavery in 1838 and became a tireless campaigner for abolitionism. This autobiography lays bare the realities of slavery in antebellum America. The eloquence of Douglass' writing, with an immediacy and honesty found shocking at the time, make this an invaluable record of one of humanity's most shameful acts.

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The powerful story of slavery that has become a classic of American autobiography, now in an authoritative edition.

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