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Author Walker, David, 1968- author.

Title The life of Frederick Douglass : a graphic narrative of a slave's journey from bondage to freedom / David F. Walker ; art by Damon Smyth ; colors by Marissa Louise ; letters by James Guy Hill.

Publication Info. California : Ten Speed Press, [2018]


Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 DeKalb PL Graphic Novels - DKLY-12  GN B DOU    AVAILABLE
 Flagg-Rochelle PL Adult Non Fiction - FRPY-12  741.5 DOU    AVAILABLE
 Moline PL Adult Graphic Novel - MPLG-6  GRAPHIC B DOU    AVAILABLE
 Morris Area PL Graphic Novel - MRBB-3  GNN B YA DOUGLASS F WAL    AVAILABLE
 Rock Island Main Lib Adult Graphic Novel - RIPG-6  GN FIC WALKER    AVAILABLE
 Sandwich PLD Graphic Novel - SABB-4  GN BIO DOUGLAS    AVAILABLE
 Sycamore PL Teen 2nd Floor - SYLY-12  Y GRAPHIC LIFE WAL    AVAILABLE
 Three Rivers PL - Minooka Juvenile Graphic Novel - TMBB-2  GN J B DOUGLASS    AVAILABLE

Edition First edition.
Description ix, 181 pages : chiefly color illustrations ; 26 cm
text txt rdacontent
still image sti rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Graphic novels lcgft
Americans lcdgt
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 174-175) and index.
Contents The early life of Frederick Douglass -- A brief history of slavery in America -- Coming to understand slavery -- Unfit to be a slave -- The escape -- Life as a runaway slave -- Photography and Frederick Douglass -- England and freedom -- A voice grows louder -- A brief explanation of the Civil War -- A war against slavery -- Later years.
Summary Recently returned to the cultural spotlight, Frederick Douglass's impact on American history is felt even in today's current events. Comic book writer and filmmaker David F. Walker joins with the art team of Damon Smyth and Marissa Louise to bring the long, exciting, and influential life of Douglass to life in comic book form. Taking you from Douglass's life as a young slave through his forbidden education to his escape and growing prominence as a speaker, abolitionist, and influential cultural figure during the Civil War and beyond, The Life of Frederick Douglass presents a complete illustrated portrait of the man who stood up and spoke out for freedom and equality. Along the way, special features provide additional background on the history of slavery in the United States, the development of photography (which would play a key role in the spread of Douglass's image and influence), and the Civil War. Told from Douglass's point of view and based on his own writings, The Life of Frederick Douglass provides an up-close-and-personal look at a history-making American who was larger than
Audience GN970L Lexile
Subject Douglass, Frederick, 1818-1895 -- Comic books, strips, etc.
Douglass, Frederick, 1818-1895 -- Comic books, strips, etc.
Slaves -- United States -- Biography -- Comic books, strips, etc.
African American abolitionists -- Biography -- Comic books, strips, etc.
BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY -- Cultural, Ethnic & Regional.
COMICS & GRAPHIC NOVELS -- Nonfiction -- Biography & Memoir.
HISTORY -- United States -- 19th Century.
United States. (OCoLC)fst01204155
Genre/Form Cartoons (Humor)
Comics (Graphic works)
Comic books, strips, etc.
Biographical comics.
Graphic novels.
Added Author Smyth, Damon, 1991- artist.
Louise, Marissa, artist.
Hill, James Guy, letterer.
Other Form: Online version: Walker, David, 1968- Life of Frederick Douglass. First edition. California : Ten Speed Press, [2018] 9780399581458 (OCoLC)1081314541
ISBN 9780399581441 (trade paperback)
0399581448 (trade paperback)

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