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Up from slavery

Author: Booker T Washington
Publisher: [United States] : ReadaClassic.com, 2009.
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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
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Booker T Washington
ISBN: 9781453679029 1453679022
OCLC Number: 756212730
Notes: Originally published : New York, N.Y. : Doubleday, Page, 1901.
Description: 182 p. ; 22 cm.
Contents: Slave among slaves --
Boyhood days --
Struggle for an education --
Helping others --
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 --
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 --
Atlanta exposition address --
Secret of success in public speaking --
Europe --
Last words.
Other Titles: Up from slavery : an autobiography
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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