The Heroic Slave
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Dover Publications, 2019.
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9780486840666
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Frederick Douglass., & Frederick Douglass|AUTHOR. (2019). The Heroic Slave. Dover Publications.

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Frederick Douglass and Frederick Douglass|AUTHOR. 2019. The Heroic Slave. Dover Publications.

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Frederick Douglass and Frederick Douglass|AUTHOR, The Heroic Slave. Dover Publications, 2019.

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Frederick Douglass, and Frederick Douglass|AUTHOR. The Heroic Slave. Dover Publications, 2019. Web.

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    [synopsis] => Famed abolitionist Frederick Douglass based his only fictional work on the gripping true story of the biggest slave rebellion in U.S. history. The Heroic Slave was inspired by a courageous uprising led by Madison Washington in 1841. Washington rallied 18 of the 135 slaves aboard a ship bound for New Orleans, the country's primary slave-trading market. The mutineers seized control, landing the ship in the British-controlled Bahamas, where their freedom was recognized.
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