Narrative of the life of Frederick Douglass, an American slave
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New York : Penguin Classics, [2014].
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xxix, 190 pages ; 20 cm.
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An updated edition of a classic African American autobiography, with new supplementary materials The preeminent American slave narrative first published in 1845, Frederick Douglass's Narrative powerfully details the life of the abolitionist from his birth into slavery in 1818 to his escape to the North in 1838, how he endured the daily physical and spiritual brutalities of his owners and driver, how he learned to read and write, and how he grew into a man who could only live free or die. In addition to Douglass's classic autobiography, this new edition also includes his most famous speech "What to the Slave Is the Fourth of July?" and his only known work of fiction, The Heroic Slave , which was written, in part, as a response to Harriet Beecher Stowe's Uncle Tom's Cabin . For more than sixty-five years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world. With more than 1,500 titles, Penguin Classics represents a global bookshelf of the best works throughout history and across genres and disciplines. Readers trust the series to provide authoritative texts enhanced by introductions and notes by distinguished scholars and contemporary authors, as well as up-to-date translations by award-winning translators.
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"An updated edition of a classic African American autobiography, with new supplementary materials. The preeminent American slave narrative first published in 1845, Frederick Douglass's Narrative powerfully details the life of the abolitionist from his birth into slavery to his escape to the North in 1838. Douglass tells how he endured the daily physical and spiritual brutalities of his owners and drivers, how he learned to read and write, and how he grew into a man who could only live free or die. In addition to Douglass's classic autobiography, this new edition also includes his most famous speech "What to the Slave Is the Fourth of July?" in its entirety as well as his only known work of fiction, The Heroic Slave, an account of slave rebellion, which was published within a year of Harriet Beecher Stowe's Uncle Tom's Cabin"--,Provided by publisher.
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Douglass, F. (2014). Narrative of the life of Frederick Douglass, an American slave. New York: Penguin Classics.

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Douglass, Frederick, 1818-1895. 2014. Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, an American Slave. New York: Penguin Classics.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Douglass, Frederick, 1818-1895, Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, an American Slave. New York: Penguin Classics, 2014.

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Douglass, Frederick. Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, an American Slave. New York: Penguin Classics, 2014. Print.

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