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Twelve years a slave

Author: Solomon Northup; D Wilson
Publisher: [Charleston, S.C.] : [CreateSpace], [2013]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English
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Twelve years a slave by Solomon Northup is a memoir of a black man who was born free in New York state but kidnapped, sold into slavery and kept in bondage for 12 years in Louisiana before the American Civil War. He provided details of slave markets in Washington, DC, as well as describing at length cotton cultivation on major plantations in Louisiana.
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Named Person: Solomon Northup; Solomon Northup
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Solomon Northup; D Wilson
ISBN: 9781492368281 1492368288
OCLC Number: 861334012
Notes: "First published as Twelve years a slave. Narrative of Solomon Northup, a citizen of New-York, kidnapped in Washington City in 1841 and rescued in 1853, from a cotton plantation near the Red River in Louisiana"--Title page verso.
Description: i, 146 pages . ; 23 cm
Other Titles: 12 years a slave
Responsibility: Solomon Northup.

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Twelve years a slave by Solomon Northup is a memoir of a black man who was born free in New York state but kidnapped, sold into slavery and kept in bondage for 12 years in Louisiana before the American Civil War. He provided details of slave markets in Washington, DC, as well as describing at length cotton cultivation on major plantations in Louisiana.

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