The Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, Frederick Douglass

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Narrative is a memoir written by the famous orator, statesman, and freed slave Frederick Douglass. Along with Uncle Tom's Cabin, it fuelled the abolitionist movement in nineteenth century United States. It is a fascinating account by a man who managed to teach himself to read by observation and eventually escape to freedom. Inspirational.

All-time Classic.Published 1845. (111 Kb)