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Up from slavery

Author: Booker T Washington
Publisher: New York, N.Y., U.S.A. : Penguin Books, 1986.
Series: Penguin classics.
Edition/Format:   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 dramatic 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 world-renowned Tuskegee Institute, Up From Slavery is one of the most significant and defining  Read more...
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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
ISBN: 0140390510 9780140390513 9781417703982 1417703989
OCLC Number: 12262299
Notes: Originally published: New York : Doubleday, Page, 1901.
Credits: Edited with an introduction and notes by Louis Harlan.
Description: liii, 332 pages ; 19 cm.
Contents: Introduction / Louis R. Harlan --
Notes to the introduction --
Acknowledgments --
Suggestions for further reading --
Note on the text --
Notes.
Series Title: Penguin classics.
Responsibility: Booker T. Washington.
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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 dramatic 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 world-renowned Tuskegee Institute, Up From Slavery is one of the most significant and defining works in American literature.

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