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Abraham Lincoln and Frederick Douglass : the story behind an American friendship

Author: Russell Freedman
Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2012.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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From the author of Lincoln: A Photobiography, comes a clear-sighted, carefully researched account of two surprisingly parallel lives and how they intersected at a critical moment in U.S. history. Abraham Lincoln and Frederick Douglass were both selftaught, both great readers and believers in the importance of literacy, both men born poor who by their own efforts reached positions of power and prominence--Lincoln as  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Named Person: Abraham Lincoln; Frederick Douglass; Abraham Lincoln; Frederick Douglass; Frederick Douglass; Abraham Lincoln
Material Type: Biography, Document, Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Russell Freedman
ISBN: 9780547822860 0547822863
OCLC Number: 802054933
Notes: "Clarion books."
Description: 1 online resource (119 p. :) ill.
Responsibility: Russell Freedman.

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From the author of Lincoln: A Photobiography, comes a clear-sighted, carefully researched account of two surprisingly parallel lives and how they intersected at a critical moment in U.S. history. Abraham Lincoln and Frederick Douglass were both selftaught, both great readers and believers in the importance of literacy, both men born poor who by their own efforts reached positions of power and prominence--Lincoln as president of the United States and Douglass as the most famous and influential African American of his time. Though their meetings were few and brief, their exchange of ideas helped to end the Civil War, reunite the nation, and abolish slavery. Bibliography, source notes, index.

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