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Frederick Douglass A Biography

by Charles W. (Charles Waddell) Chesnutt

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Published by Hard Press .
Written in English


The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages56
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL11683041M
ISBN 101406906336
ISBN 109781406906332

The definitive, dramatic biography of the most important African American of the nineteenth century: Frederick Douglass, the escaped slave who became the greatest orator of his day and one of the leading abolitionists and writers of the era. As a young man Frederick Douglass (–) escaped from slavery in Baltimore, Maryland.   Frederick Douglass was one of the best-known African Americans of the nineteenth-century. He was born into slavery but learned to read, write, and successfully escape. Frederick Douglass became a great orator, writer, and newspaper editor. He wrote his life's autobiography Author: Charles Limley.

Frederick Douglass book. Read 4 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. This biography, written by Booker T. Washington, one of most impo /5(4). The go-to Frederick Douglass biography for younger students" (Booklist starred review).In this powerful picture book biography, New York Times bestselling author Walter Dean Myers and acclaimed artist Floyd Cooper take readers on an inspiring journey through the life of Frederick Douglass. Frederick Douglass was born into slavery in the South, taught himself to read, and grew up to become an icon.

  A lengthy but easily digestible biography of the famed ex-slave, abolitionist, and autobiographer. In this superbly written book, Civil War and Frederick Douglass (c. ) scholar Blight (American History/Yale Univ.; American Oracle: The Civil War in the Civil Rights Era, , etc.), a winner of the Bancroft, Abraham Lincoln, and Anisfield-Wolf prizes, ably captures his complex subject. This biography, written by Booker T. Washington, one of most important post-Civil War African-American thinkers, is an account of the life and career of Frederick Douglass. The biographical account is set within a nation struggling to solve one of the most excruciating social problems that any modern people facedslavery. This volume encompasses the experiences of Frederick Douglass as a slave.


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Frederick Douglass A Biography by Charles W. (Charles Waddell) Chesnutt Download PDF EPUB FB2

Picturing Frederick Douglass: An Illustrated Biography of the Nineteenth Century's Most Photographed American by John Stauffer, Zoe Trodd, et al. | Nov 2, out of 5 stars Books Advanced Search New Releases Best Sellers & More Children's Books Textbooks Textbook Rentals Best Books of the Month of results for Books: "frederick douglass biography" Skip to main search results.

An Amazon Best Book of October There are many biographies of Frederick Douglass, but there has not been a major one written in nearly twenty five years.

David W. Blight’s new book is a valuable contribution to the understanding of Douglass as both a man and as a historical figure, utilizing papers that had not previously been by: 7. Frederick Douglass was a leader in the abolitionist movement, an early champion of women’s rights and author of ‘Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass.’Died:   Frederick Douglass: A Biography Paperback – Janu by Blake Davis (Author) out of 5 stars 3 ratings.

See all 2 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from /5(3). In addition to the Pulitzer Prize, Frederick Douglass won the Bancroft, Parkman, Los Angeles Times (biography), Lincoln, Plutarch, and Christopher awards and was named one of the Best Books of by The New York Times Book Review, The Wall Street Journal, The Boston Globe, The Chicago Tribune, The San Francisco Chronicle, and ed on: Janu   This is a monumental book, a definitive biography, rich with the biblical cadences that filled Douglass’ life After the war, Douglas fought for votes for African : John S Gardner.

Book: Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass Author: Frederick Douglass, ?–95 First published: The original book is in the public domain in the United States and in most, if not all, other countries as well. Readers outside the United States should check their own countries’.

Frederick Douglass: Prophet of Freedom by David Blight was a beautiful and meticulously researched biography of one of history's giants of the nineteenth century. From his humble beginnings as a slave in the south, he ultimately escaped slavery as a young man in Baltimore, Maryland/5.

Frederick Douglass’s extraordinary life receives a suitably inspiring exegesis in this fine, concise biography by the eminent author Charles W. Chesnutt – one /5. With “Frederick Douglass: Prophet of Freedom,” the historian David W. Blight wants to enrich our understanding of an American in full who, for more than half his life, wasn’t even legally.

John Muller explores Frederick Douglass's final years in Washington D.C., a part of Douglass's life rarely written remarkable journey of Frederick Douglass from fugitive slave to famed orator and author is well recorded. Yet little has been written about Brand: Simon & Schuster.

Prize sponsor apologises for putting Frederick Douglass on cover of Martin R Delany biography, while expert in Edith Maude Eaton says author. Frederick Douglass: A Biography explores the life of the most famous black abolitionist and intellectual of the 19th century.

The book covers the major developments of Douglass's life from his birth in through his time as a slave and his rise to prominence as the most famous black voice for. Published by: Simon & Schuster (October ) The definitive, dramatic biography of the most important African-American of the nineteenth century: Frederick Douglass, the escaped slave who became the greatest orator of his day and one of the leading abolitionists and writers of the era.

1 thought on “ Best Books About Frederick Douglass ” Sheila Thomas J at pm. Not included in your list of Douglass biographies is what appears to be the earliest one, published inauthor James Monroe Gregory: Frederick Douglass the Orator.

In addition to the Pulitzer Prize, Frederick Douglass won the Bancroft, Parkman, Los Angeles Times (biography), Lincoln, Plutarch, and Christopher awards and was named one of the Best Books of by The New York Times Book Review, The Wall Street Journal, The Boston Globe, The Chicago Tribune, The San Francisco Chronicle, and Time.

Frederick Douglass: A Biography explores the life of the most famous black abolitionist and intellectual of the 19th century.

The book covers the major developments of Douglass's life from his birth in through his time as a slave and his rise to prominence as the most famous black voice for freedom of his time.

Frederick Douglass was born in slavery as Frederick Augustus Washington Bailey near Easton in Talbot County, Maryland. He was not sure of the exact year of his birth, but he knew that it was or As a young boy he was sent to Baltimore, to be a house servant, where he learned to read and write, with the assistance of his master's wife.

This was a perfectly written biography that covered every aspect of the life of Frederick Douglass. The book uses a lot of Douglass' quotes from his autobiographies to gain his perspective on the situations described.

It is definitely a must read for anyone interested in learning about the civil rights movement/5. The historian David Blight, right, began work on his biography of Frederick Douglass after a chance meeting with Walter Evans, left, whose extensive Douglass collection has been acquired by Yale.

**Winner of the Pulitzer Prize in History** Named one of the Best Books of by The New York Times Book Review, The Wall Street Journal, Time, and Smithsonian Magazine. “Extraordinary a great American biography” (The New Yorker) of the most important African-American of the nineteenth century: Frederick Douglass, the escaped slave who became the greatest orator of 4/5(8).

Amazon By David Blight. An escaped slave, Frederick Douglass wrote three autobiographies in his lifetime. His “Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass” was an .