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Up From Slavery: An Autobiography

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Up From Slavery: An Autobiography
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Publisher: Doubleday, Page & Co.
ISBN/ASIN: B000NHZ7LW
Number of pages: 389

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Born into slavery, Booker T. Washington is freed when he is nine years old. To help support his family, he then works as a salt packer, coal miner, and house servant. All the while, he longs to become educated and to educate others. Poverty, racism, and other obstacles stand in his way.

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