Frederick Douglass: Abolitionist and Writer

Frederick Douglass: Abolitionist and Writer

by Avery Elizabeth Hurt


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This book introduces readers to the fascinating Frederick Douglass, a man born a slave. Douglass taught himself to read, then escaped from slavery to become one of the abolitionist movement's greatest leaders. In addition to telling the story of Douglass's life, this biography examines the evolution of his thought and his changing relationships with contemporaries such as William Lloyd Garrison and Abraham Lincoln. Featuring intriguing details about the period before, during, and just after the Civil War, this compelling and inspiring read is rounded out by a liberal use of primary sources.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781502645463
Publisher: Cavendish Square
Publication date: 08/15/2019
Series: African American Trailblazers Series
Pages: 128
Product dimensions: 6.50(w) x 1.50(h) x 9.50(d)
Age Range: 14 - 17 Years

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