Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass: An American Slave (Paperback)
An American Slave
Anchor Books, 9780385007054, 160pp.
Publication Date: April 3, 1963
This dramatic autobiography of the early life of an American slave was first published in 1845, when its young author had just achieved his freedom. Douglass' eloquence gives a clear indication of the powerful principles that led him to become the first great African-American leader in the United States.