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Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass - Frederick Douglass, John W. Blassingame, John R. McKivigan, Peter P. Hinks
Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass
Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780300087017 (0300087012)
Publisher: Yale University Press
Pages no: 192
Edition language: English
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Worlds Inside Books
Worlds Inside Books rated it
2.0 Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, an American Slave
2,5 stars.I only read this book because it was part of a mandatory reading list for a class. I have never read any autobiographies, so I don't know if the way this book was written is the norm in this genre. I found it a bit dull and very monotone. Maybe I'm too used to reading fiction (very graphic...
Lindsay's Book Log
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5.0 Narrative of the Life of Fredrick Douglass, an American Slave
So apparently this is the week that in trying to finish my popsugar reading challenge for the year I'm reading books on race. This book is a really interesting insight into Fredrick Douglass' life. The appendix on this book and the discussion of Christianity as following Christ's teaching verses the...
TheBookofJules rated it
5.0 BOOK REVIEW | Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass by Frederick Douglass
Frederick Douglass was born into slavery. With a slave owning father - who was presumably his first master - and a slave mother, all Douglass ever knew was slavery. However, even though he was a slave, he knew he was being denied his basic human rights without anyone telling him: "The white children...
The Symmetrical Bookworm
The Symmetrical Bookworm rated it
0.0 Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass
So, in history right now I am learning about the pre-Civil War (the Era of Reform) and the Civil War. And Frederick Douglass was mentioned in my textbook. The chapter he was mentioned in is actually really interesting, so I might just check this out. If I can find time. We shall see....
Rather Be Reading
Rather Be Reading rated it
A straight-forward, honest account of the life of a slave. Mr Douglass's writing is at times blunt and brutal, at other times, lyrical and haunting. I'll be thinking about this for a while. I highly suggest everyone read this.
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