My Bondage and My Freedom
ISBN10: 0140439188 ISBN13: 9780140439182 Contributors: Smith, John David (Introduction) Publisher: Penguin Classics Published: Feb 1 2003 Pages: 384 Weight: 0.65lbs. Height: 7.75" Width: 5.00" Depth: 0.75" Language: English
Ex-slave Frederick Douglass's second autobiography-written after ten years of reflection following his legal emancipation in 1846 and his break with his mentor William Lloyd Garrison-catapulted Douglass into the international spotlight as the foremost spokesman for American blacks, both freed and slave. Written during his celebrated career as a speaker and newspaper editor, My Bondage and My Freedom reveals the author of the Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass (1845) grown more mature, forceful, analytical, and complex with a deepened commitment to the fight for equal rights and liberties.Edited with an Introduction and Notes by John David Smith"