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Twelve years a slave

Author: Solomon Northup; Ira Berlin; Henry Louis Gates, Jr.
Publisher: New York, New York : Penguin Group, [2014?]
Series: Penguin classics; Penguin classics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 5[th printing]View all editions and formats
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Born a free man in New York State in 1808, Solomon Northup was kidnapped in Washington, DC, in 1841. He spent the next twelve years as a slave on a Louisiana cotton plantation. During this time he  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Herinneringen (vorm)
Biography
History
Named Person: Solomon Northup
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Solomon Northup; Ira Berlin; Henry Louis Gates, Jr.
ISBN: 9780143106708 0143106708
OCLC Number: 874063453
Notes: 1e druk met de introductie van Ira Berlin: 2012.
Oorspronkelijke uitgave: Auburn : Derby and Miller, 1853.
Description: XXXVI, 240 pagina's : illustraties ; 20 cm.
Series Title: Penguin classics; Penguin classics.
Responsibility: Solomon Northrup ; introduction by Ira Berlin ; general editor Henry Louis Gates, Jr.

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