Civil War\Slavery Readings

For those keeping track, the next book is Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass. I read it as a kid and in college, but I feel the need to go back. One disappointment is that, as much as I can tell, there isn't a really solid recent biography on Douglass. Do I have that wrong? Anyone read a good one?

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