Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, An American Slave

Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, An American Slave

eBook - 2012
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Publisher: [S.l.] : Duke Classics, [2012]
ISBN: 9781620117156
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Characteristics: 1 online resource

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BigJ2468
Nov 07, 2018

it wes a good book and i wood recommend it

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Zekdeck
Nov 07, 2018

it was good. i find leaning about this time period interesting.

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YoutillaGamer
Nov 07, 2018

I thought the book was very inspiring and had a good message. Fredrick's life was something I thought about for days and how some of the problems he was struggling with is what some black men in America still deal with today. The way the book was written and worded was very well done too. He didn't sugar code anything, and basically just said "this is what happened and this is true." The way he learned to read and build himself into a self made man was incredible. I loved the book and would definitely read more by him/about him.

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DEATHNINJA64
Nov 07, 2018

i didnt like it tho ive read like 10 books on this dude so that might have a affect.and audiobook man was monotone.

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KRShrader
Nov 07, 2018

This book, while painfully honest, is a viewpoint on American Slavery that everyone needs to see. Fredrick Douglass' story is eye-opening and important. I would suggest this book to anyone over 12, because of some of the content/imagery.

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abcDena
Sep 24, 2018

I don't know what three stars even means, or why I assigned this great book such a piddly rating...but it's star-less. Unstarrable. I read this 20 years ago and still think about it often. Some of the images Douglass paints are still burned into my mind's eye, especially the one of a pen fitting into the cracks in his soles.

robhoma Mar 31, 2014

When studying slavery in American History, students are often exposed to the arguments of Abolitionists and the defense of the peculiar institution by Southerners. The narrative by Frederick Douglass gives a voice to the slaves. The book is 124 pages long and very quick to read. You can also download this book from the internet, for free, at Project Gutenberg. The difference is that this version has a ten-page introduction by Peter Gomes.

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