Abraham Lincoln and Frederick Douglass grew up in different worlds yet shared similar values and hopes for the United States. They both worked for the abolition of slavery and honored and respected each other's struggle and character. On the night of his inauguration, Lincoln waits at the White House ball looking for his friend, Douglass, to come in. The lives that have led them to this moment are traced in the pages here.
Lincoln and Douglass: An American Friendship
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2012