Présentation de l'éditeur
The impassioned abolitionist and eloquent orator provides graphic descriptions of his childhood and horrifying experiences as a slave as well as a harrowing record of his dramatic escape to the North and eventual freedom. Published in 1845 to quell doubts about his origins, the Narrative is admired today for its extraordinary passion, sensitive descriptions, and storytelling power. A selection of the Common Core State Standards Initiative. --Ce texte fait référence à l'édition Broché .
Biographie de l'auteur
Frederick Douglass (1818 - 1895), born Frederick Augustus Washington Bailey, wasan American abolitionist, orator, and writer born a slave in Talbot County, Maryland. He escaped from slavery in 1838. Douglass believed in the equality of all people. He was nominated as a candidate for vice president on the ticket of Equal Rights Party in 1872. His most famous work is A Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, an American Slave (1845). --Ce texte fait référence à l'édition Broché .