Frederick Douglass : For the Great Family of Man (Paperback)

Author: Burchard, Peter

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Publisher Simon & Schuster
Mfg Part# 9781416967521
SKU 206891868
Format Paperback
ISBN10 1416967524
Release Date 2/4/2008
Dimensions (in Inches) 9.5H x 7.75L x 0.5T
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Editors Note Here in a swift and compelling narrative, Peter Burchard tells the story of the greatest black American of the nineteenth century, a pioneer who laid down a firm foundation for all men and women who came after him.As a child and as a youth, Frederick Douglass was a slave, but his intelligence, his resilient character, and his innate charm, together with a measure of good fortune, made it possible for him to rise above a state of servitude. He became a forceful speaker and persuasive writer and conducted a campaign to abolish slavery and secure civil rights for his people and for all Americans. He saw himself as a soldier in a battle for the dignity of the "great family of man."This new biography presents Douglass as he lived through the misery, tragedy, and heartbreak of his early years, as he escaped from slavery only to endure anxiety and outrage in the free states of the North. He eventually made his way to Great Britain, where he lectured forcefully against slavery.In the United States, as the Civil War began, Douglass recruited young black men to fight and die for their freedom and the freedom of their brothers held in bondage in the South. He became a friend and counselor to presidents, senators, and governors.Here is a full-length portrait of this strong and passionate American.
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Book Format Paperback
Minimum Age 12
Number of Pages 0226
Publisher Atheneum Books

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