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Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass an American Slave

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ISBN-10: 1161444440

ISBN-13: 9781161444445

Edition: N/A

Authors: Frederick Douglass

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My master's family consisted of two sons, Andrew and Richard; one daughter, Lucretia, and her hus- band, Captain Thomas Auld. They lived in one house, upon the home plantation of Colonel Edward Lloyd. My master was Colonel Lloyd's clerk and superintendent. He was what might be called the overseer of the overseers. I spent two years of child- hood on this plantation in my old master's family.
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Book details

List price: $32.95
Publisher: Kessinger Publishing, LLC
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 86
Size: 7.00" wide x 10.00" long x 0.25" tall
Weight: 0.814
Language: English

Born a slave in Maryland in about 1817, Frederick Douglass never became accommodated to being held in bondage. He secretly learned to read, although slaves were prohibited from doing so. He fought back against a cruel slave-breaker and finally escaped to New Bedford, Massachusetts, in 1838 at about the age of 21. Despite the danger of being sent back to his owner if discovered, Douglass became an agent and eloquent orator for the Massachusetts Antislavery Society. He lectured extensively in both England and the United States. As an ex-slave, his words had tremendous impact on his listeners. In 1845 Douglass wrote his autobiography, Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, which…