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Abraham Lincoln and Frederick Douglass : the story behind an American friendship / Russell Freedman.

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Author/Creator:
Freedman, Russell.
Language:
English.
Publication date:
2012
Imprint:
Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt/Clarion Books, c2012.
Format:
  • Book
  • 119 p. : ill., ports. ; 25 cm.
Bibliography:
Includes bibliographical references (p. [108]-109) and index.
Contents:
  • Waiting for Mr. Lincoln
  • Born into slavery
  • Soul on fire
  • Nothing but plenty of friends
  • A house divided
  • Debating the future of slavery in America
  • Emancipation
  • "Mr. Douglass...I am glad to see you"
  • Lincoln's secret plan
  • "My friend Douglass"
  • Dialogue between a master and a slave
  • Historic sites.
Summary:
A clear-sighted, carefully researched account of two surprisingly parallel lives and how they intersected at a critical moment in U.S. history.
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ISBN:
9780547385624
0547385625

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