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Up from slavery : an autobiography

Author: Booker T Washington
Publisher: [S.l.] : ReadHowYouWant Classics Library, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Large print book : Biography : English : Easyread large bold edView all editions and formats
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Booker T. Washington (1856-1915) was an American educator, writer, and black leader. He was born to a white slave father and a black slave mother in Virginia. Washington was freed in 1865 and became a writer and spokesman for the issues and struggles of African-Americans. Washington urged the blacks to improve themselves through education and economic advancement.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Booker T Washington
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Booker T Washington
ISBN: 9781427051905 1427051909
OCLC Number: 692186612
Notes: "Optimized reading formats"--Cover.
Description: 288 p. (large print) ; 26 cm.
Contents: A slave among slaves --
Boyhood days --
The struggle for an education --
Helping others --
The Reconstruction period --
Black race and Red race --
Early days at Tuskegee --
Teaching school in a stable and a hen-house --
Anxious days and sleepless nights --
A harder task than making bricks without straw --
Making their beds before they could lie on them --
Raising money --
Two thousand miles for a five-minute speech --
The Atlanta exposition address --
The secret of success in public speaking --
Europe --
Last words.
Responsibility: by Booker T. Washington.

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Booker T. Washington (1856-1915) was an American educator, writer, and black leader. He was born to a white slave father and a black slave mother in Virginia. Washington was freed in 1865 and became a writer and spokesman for the issues and struggles of African-Americans. Washington urged the blacks to improve themselves through education and economic advancement.

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