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Up from slavery, an autobiography : with illustrations on the author and his environment

Author: Booker T Washington
Publisher: Dodd, 1965.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Born a slave in Virginia in 1856, Booker T. Washington rose in prominence to become black America's foremost spokesman. This is the autobiographical account of Washington's struggle to succeed and prosper in a country that refused to acknowledge his existence. From his fight for an education to his founding of the Tuskegee Institute, Up From Slavery is one of the most significant works in American literature.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Booker T Washington; Booker T Washington
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Booker T Washington
OCLC Number: 824210163
Description: 212 pages : illustrations
Responsibility: Booker T. Washington ; with an introduction by Langston Hughes.

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Born a slave in Virginia in 1856, Booker T. Washington rose in prominence to become black America's foremost spokesman. This is the autobiographical account of Washington's struggle to succeed and prosper in a country that refused to acknowledge his existence. From his fight for an education to his founding of the Tuskegee Institute, Up From Slavery is one of the most significant works in American literature.

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