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Frederick Douglass

Prophet of Freedom

by David W. Blight

**Winner of the Pulitzer Prize in History** “Extraordinary…a great American biography” (The New Yorker) of the most important African-American of the nineteenth century: Frederick Douglass, the escaped slave who became the greatest orator of his day and one of the leading abolitionists and writers of the era.As a young man Frederick Douglass (1818–...
Publish Date
2020
January 7
Goodreads rating
4.33
ISBN
9781416590323
Tags
biography-and-memoirnonfictionhistory
Recommendations
2
Recommendations
Jun 21, 2020
I’ve gotten into these obscenely long biographies of great Americans in the last year. Also loved Chernow’s Washington and the Frederick Douglass book by David Blight. Plan to dive into Hamilton by Chernow next. Other recommendations along these lines?     source