The Life and Times of Frederick Douglass
  • Publisher : Courier Corporation
  • Release : 01 November 2003
  • ISBN : 0486431703
  • Page : 470 pages
  • Rating : 4.5/5 from 103 voters

Get a book entitled The Life and Times of Frederick Douglass, was written by Frederick Douglass and published by Courier Corporation. This book was released on 01 November 2003 with total pages 470. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Raised as a plantation slave who was taught to read and write by one of his owners, Frederick Douglass became a brilliant writer, eloquent orator, and major participant in the stuggle of African-Americans for freedom and equality. In this engrossing, first-hand narrative originally published in 1845, he vividly recounts early years of physical abuse, deprivation and tragedy; his dramatic escape to the North and eventual freedom, abolitionist campaigns, and crusade for full civil rights for former slaves. A powerful autobiography of a passionate civil rights advocate, this book will be of value to anyone interested in African-American history.