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by Frederick Douglass
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First published in 1845, the Narrative of the life of Frederick Douglass became Frederick Douglass's most well known work. It is as the name implies his autobiography.

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by Neal Gabler
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Neal Gabler reflects on the challenges that shaped Walt Disney's inner life and, by extension, America's popular consciousness.

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by Solomon Northup
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Twelve Years a Slave is the memoir of a freeborn African American from New York who is kidnapped and sold into slavery.

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by Nelson Mandela
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As Nelson Mandela prepares to step down as president of South Africa, FRONTLINE presents a deeply personal biography of one of the great figures of the 20th century.

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by Benjamin Franklin
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One of the most widely read autobiographies of all time, Franklin's unfinished work is much more than a retelling of a life. It is a recipe for a self-made man. Franklin's pluck and ceaseless ingenuity capture the spirit of revolutionary America.

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by Ishmael Beah
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Ishmael Beah tells his story in the new book A Long Way Gone: Memoirs of a Boy Soldier.

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by Arnold Rampersad
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Arnold Rampersad discusses his new book, Ralph Ellison: A Biography. Georgia Center for the Book presents the acclaimed writer as part of the Decatur Arts Festival celebration.

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by Irwin Leslie Gordon
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A short, humorous biography of famous people from 5000 BC to 1914. S. McGaughey

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by Helen Keller
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An autobiography of Helen Keller published when the author was still in her early 20's.

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by Randy Pausch
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Carnegie Mellon Professor Randy Pausch (Oct. 23, 1960 - July 25, 2008) gave his last lecture at the university Sept. 18, 2007, before a packed McConomy Auditorium.

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