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William Wells Brown
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The Works of William Wells Brown: Using His strong, Manly Voice (2006 edition), Oxford University Press - ISBN: 9780195309638
William Wells Brown
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From Fugitive Slave to Free Man: The Autobiographies of William Wells Brown (1993 edition), University of Missouri Press - ISBN: 9780826214751
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Born: 1814

Died: 1884 (aged 70)

Nationality: American

Occupation: Activist, abolitionist, writer, historian.

Bio: William Wells Brown was a prominent African-American abolitionist lecturer, novelist, playwright, and historian. Born into slavery in the Southern United States, Brown escaped to the North in 1834, where he worked for abolitionist causes and was a prolific writer.

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