Fredrick Douglass' account of his life as a slave, and finally as a freedman, is one of the most dramatic talesin American history. First published when the author was only 28, after just achieving his fredom, he presents us with a vivid portrait of the harsh injustices and dehumanization that slavery had upon African Americans. His refreshing and eloquent prose popularized his autobiography, and helped him launch his carerr as a minister and abolitionist. This Enriched Classicedition also contains and outline of key themes, detailed explanatory notes, critical analysis, discussion questions and more. 182 pages, softcover.
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Frederick Douglass’s powerful autobiographical account of life in bondage, his triumphant escape to freedom, and his analysis of slavery as a condition.
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