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pateljh made a comment Jan 20 2021
"This is a tome of massive number of pages and words about a remarkable American - Frederick Douglass. Since Douglass was a great orator and writer, the author has a lot to deal with massive written records of Douglass himself and correspondence fr..." Permalink
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"The definitive, dramatic biography of the most important African-American of the nineteenth century: Frederick Douglass, the escaped slave who became the greatest orator of his day and one of the leading abolitionists and writers of the era....
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pateljh added a title to their For later shelf Jan 10 2021
WINNER OF THE 2013 PULITZER PRIZE FOR BIOGRAPHYGeneral Alex Dumas is a man almost unknown today, yet his story is strikingly familiar—because his son, the novelist Alexandre Dumas, used his larger-than-life feats as inspiration for such classics...
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pateljh made a comment Dec 12 2020
"What I learned from this book is 1. In our history there were many brave single women who stood up to societal and religious norms and advanced women's standing in the society at large. 2. I learned that many educated women if they marry at all, m..." Permalink
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