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Up from slavery: an autobiography

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Selected by the Modern Library as one of the 100 best nonfiction books of all time In Up from Slavery , Washington recounts the story of his life--from slave to educator. The early sections deal with his upbringing as a slave and his efforts to get an education. Washington details his transition from student to teacher, and outlines his own development as an educator and founder of the Tuskegee Institute in Alabama. In the final chapters of Up From Slavery , Washington describes his career as a public speaker and civil rights activist. For more than seventy years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world. With more than 1,700 titles, Penguin Classics represents a global bookshelf of the best works throughout history and across genres and disciplines. Readers trust the series to provide authoritative texts enhanced by introductions and notes by distinguished scholars and contemporary authors, as well as up-to-date translations by award-winning translators.
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Grouped Work ID 692dd0c5-b14f-23e4-67ad-089516ff7c19
Full title up from slavery
Author washington booker t
Grouping Category book
Last Update 2018-05-26 23:36:46PM
Last Indexed 2018-05-27 00:03:45AM

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auth_author2 Eagans, Theodore., Massie, Mychal., Reese, Jonathan.
author Washington, Booker T..
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subject_facet African American educators -- Biography, African Americans -- Biography, Audiobooks, Educators -- United States -- Biography, Electronic books, Slaves -- United States -- Biography, Slaves' writings, American, Tuskegee Institute, Washington, Booker T, Washington, Booker T., -- 1856-1915
title_display Up from slavery : an autobiography
title_full Up From Slavery, Up from Slavery, Up from slavery / Booker T. Washington, Up from slavery / Booker T. Washington ; with a new introduction by Ishmael Reed, Up from slavery : an autobiography / Booker T. Washington, Up from slavery : an autobiography / by Booker T. Washington, Up from slavery : an autobiography / by Booker T. Washington ; forward by Mychal Massie, Up from slavery ; an autobiography / by Booker T. Washington, Up from slavery [electronic resource] : an autobiography / by Booker T. Washington, Up from slavery [sound recording] / Booker T. Washington, Up from slavery [sound recording] / by Booker T. Washington
title_short Up from slavery :
title_sub an autobiography
topic_facet African American Nonfiction, African American educators, African Americans, Audiobooks, Biography, Biography & Autobiography, Educators, History, Nonfiction, Slaves, Slaves' writings, American, Washington, Booker T