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Titel: Frederick Douglass
Verlag: W. W. Norton, New York
Einband: Hard Cover
A very good hbk copy in d/w. 8vo. 465pp, with some pencil highlighting. Pencil inscription to f.e.p. W. W. Norton, 1991. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 40677
Inhaltsangabe: This biography of Frederick Douglass covers the life of an orator, abolitionist and writer. Douglass was one of the most powerful voices for freedom in the United States and his autobiographies ("Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass") have shaped the American view of slavery. In this biography, McFeely presents Douglass as a central figure of his time, who identified slavery as the cause of the Civil War. He also examines fully the complex relationship Douglass maintained with his illiterate wife, his children who were for ever in awe of their famous father and well-educated women friends.
Über den Autor: William S. McFeely, the Abraham Baldwin Professor of the Humanities, Emeritus, at the University of Georgia, is the author of the Pulitzer Prize-winning biography Grant. He lives in Wellfleet and Cambridge, Massachusetts.
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