Author Rhodes's Book
This story explores the what the lives of Frederick Douglass' wife and mistress must have been like. This is a fascinating story that is rich with so many details about the personal lives and loves of Anna Douglass, the wife of abolitionist, Frederick Douglass, and his mistress, Ottilie Assing. Anna is born to a family of free African-Americans in Maryland long before the Civil War. When she becomes an adult, she finds work as a maid in Baltimore, Maryla...