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Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass
Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass Author:Frederick Douglass Books on Tape Library Edition — 4 1-hour cassettes — Read by Jonathan Reese — He was eloquent and articulate--obviously well-educated. And sophisticated, too. He was also a slave who escaped to freedom. — But no one believed that, so he published his life story in 1845 to answer the skeptics. Not content to rest on the favorable attention his book r... more »eceived, he recruited black soldiers to for the Union army and organized a campaign to educated the newly freed citizens. He saw that only knowledge could ensure true freedom.
"Insightful, comprehensive, dramatic." (Chicago Tribune)« less