My Bondage and My Freedom

My Bondage and My Freedom

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ISBN10: 154116556X ISBN13: 9781541165564 Publisher: Createspace Indie Pub Platform Published: Dec 17 2016 Pages: 350 Height: 9.00" Width: 6.00" Depth: 0.79" Language: English

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My Bondage and My Freedom is an autobiographical slave narrative written by Frederick Douglass and published in 1855. It is the second of three autobiographies written by Douglass, and is mainly an expansion of his first (Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass), discussing in greater detail his transition from bondage to liberty. Following his liberation, Douglass, a former slave, went on to become a prominent abolitionist, speaker, author, and publisher. Frederick Douglass (born Frederick Augustus Washington Bailey, (born circa 1818 - February 20, 1895) was an American abolitionist, women's suffragist, editor, orator, author, statesman and reformer. Called "The Sage of Anacostia" and "The Lion of Anacostia", Douglass is one of the most prominent figures in African-American and United States history. He was a firm believer in the equality of all people, whether black, female, Native American, or recent immigrant. He was fond of saying, "I would unite with anybody to do right and with nobody to do wrong."

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