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There was once a slave ...

Shirley Dredge Graham

There was once a slave ...

the heroic story of Frederick Douglass

by Shirley Dredge Graham

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Published by Julian Messner, Inc. in New York. N.Y .
Written in English

  • Douglass, Frederick, -- 1817?-1895

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p.309-310.

    StatementShirley Graham.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 310 p. ;
    Number of Pages310
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16596018M

    There was once a slave : The heroic story of Frederick Douglass. Responsibility Shirley Graham. Imprint New York: J. Messner, , c Physical description "Received the Julian Messner award for the best book combating intolerance in America." Browse related items.

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Messner, c Description ix, [3], p. ; 22 cm. Notes "Received the Julian Messner award for the best book combating intolerance in America." Author's name at head of title. Solomon’s bravery and life deserve nothing less.” —Steve McQueen, director of 12 Years a Slave, from the Foreword Perhaps the best written of all the slave narratives, Twelve Years a Slave is a harrowing memoir about one of the darkest periods in American history.

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Once you order, you will be on our mailing and emailing lists and will receive a notification each time a new book is published. At the hottest part of the day, another slave named Rachel ventures to at least give him a sip of water—and then quickly retreats.

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