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The Resource 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

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

Label
The life of Frederick Douglass : a graphic narrative of a slave's journey from bondage to freedom
Title
The life of Frederick Douglass
Title remainder
a graphic narrative of a slave's journey from bondage to freedom
Statement of responsibility
David F. Walker ; art by Damon Smyth ; colors by Marissa Louise ; letters by James Guy Hill
Creator
Contributor
Artist
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
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 life. -- Amazon.com
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
NcU/DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1968-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Walker, David
Dewey number
  • 973.8092
  • B
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
E449.D95
LC item number
W35 2018
http://bibfra.me/vocab/relation/letterer
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Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • comics graphic novels
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1991-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Smyth, Damon
  • Louise, Marissa
  • Hill, James Guy
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Douglass, Frederick
  • Douglass, Frederick
  • Slaves
  • African American abolitionists
  • African American abolitionists
  • Slaves
  • United States
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Cultural, Ethnic & Regional
  • COMICS & GRAPHIC NOVELS / Nonfiction / Biography & Memoir
  • HISTORY / United States / 19th Century
Label
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
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Chiefly illustrations
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 174-175) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
The early life of Frederick Douglass -- Lesson: A brief history of slavery in America -- Coming to understand slavery -- Unfit to be a slave -- The escape -- Life as a runaway slave -- Lesson: Photography and Frederick Douglass -- England and freedom -- A voice grows louder -- Lesson: A brief explanation of the Civil War -- The war against slavery -- Later years
Control code
on1008758988
Dimensions
26 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
ix, 181 pages
Isbn
9780399581441
Lccn
2017049099
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1008758988
  • (Sirsi) a2092018
Label
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
Note
Chiefly illustrations
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 174-175) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
The early life of Frederick Douglass -- Lesson: A brief history of slavery in America -- Coming to understand slavery -- Unfit to be a slave -- The escape -- Life as a runaway slave -- Lesson: Photography and Frederick Douglass -- England and freedom -- A voice grows louder -- Lesson: A brief explanation of the Civil War -- The war against slavery -- Later years
Control code
on1008758988
Dimensions
26 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
ix, 181 pages
Isbn
9780399581441
Lccn
2017049099
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1008758988
  • (Sirsi) a2092018

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