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    DescriptionFrederick Douglass was born into slavery as Frederick Augustus Washington Bailey in Maryland. As a young boy he was sent to Baltimore, to be a house servant, where he learned to read and write, with the assistance of his master's wife. In 1838 he escaped from slavery and went to New York City, where he married Anna Murray, a free colored woman whom he had met in Baltimore. Soon thereafter he changed his name to Frederick Douglass. In 1841 he addressed a convention of the Massachusetts Anti-Slavery Society in Nantucket and so greatly impressed the group that they immediately employed him as an agent. He was such an impressive orator that numerous persons doubted if he had ever been a slave, and he wrote this classic book about his life story.

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    Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass
    An American Slave, Written by Himself
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Frederick Douglass
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 128
    Width: 152 mm
    Height: 229 mm
    Thickness: 11 mm
    Weight: 358 g
    ISBN 13: 9781599867038
    ISBN 10: 1599867036

    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1KBB
    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T4.0
    BIC subject category V2: BGH, BG
    BIC E4L: SOC
    Ingram Theme: CHRN/19CNTY
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 11600
    LC classification: CT
    B&T General Subject: 170
    Ingram Subject Code: BA
    Libri: I-BA
    DC22: B
    BIC subject category V2: JFSL3
    Abridged Dewey: 920
    BIC subject category V2: HBTS
    BISAC Merchandising Theme: ET020
    Ingram Theme: ETHN/AFROAM
    B&T Merchandise Category: POD
    BISAC V2.8: BIO002000, SOC054000, BIO006000
    DC21: 973.8092
    BISAC V2.8: SOC001000
    Thema V1.0: DNB, JBSL, NHTB, DNBH, NHTS
    Illustrations note
    black & white illustrations
    Fq Classics
    Imprint name
    Fq Classics
    Publication date
    30 September 2007