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12 years a slave : a true story of betrayal, kidnap and slavery

Author: Solomon Northup
Publisher: London : Hesperus Press, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Born a free man in New York State in 1808, Solomon Northup was kidnapped in Washington, D.C., in 1841. He spent the next 12 years as a slave on a Louisiana cotton plantation, and during this time he was frequently abused and often afraid for his life. This is his detailed description of slave life and plantation society.
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Genre/Form: Movie tie-in
Biography
History
Named Person: Solomon Northup; Solomon Northup
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Solomon Northup
ISBN: 9781843914716 1843914719
OCLC Number: 862879156
Notes: Film tie-in.
Originally published : 1853.
Description: 199 pages ; 20 cm
Other Titles: Twelve years a slave
Responsibility: Solomon Northup.

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Born a free man in New York State in 1808, Solomon Northup was kidnapped in Washington, D.C., in 1841. He spent the next 12 years as a slave on a Louisiana cotton plantation, and during this time he was frequently abused and often afraid for his life. This is his detailed description of slave life and plantation society.

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