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 (Book, 2005) [WorldCat.org]
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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

Author: Solomon Northup; D Wilson; Frederick M Coffin; Nathaniel Orr
Publisher: Stilwell, KS : Digireads.com, ©2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Twelve Years a Slave" is the story of Solomon Northup, an African American who was born free in New York in the early 1800s. In 1841, Soloman Northup was captured and forced into slavery for a period of 12 years. "Twelve Years a Slave" is a captivating narrative of the life of freedom and slavery experienced by one African American man prior to the American Civil War. The book is detailed in its account of life on  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biographies
History
Biography
Named Person: Solomon Northup; Solomon Northup
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Solomon Northup; D Wilson; Frederick M Coffin; Nathaniel Orr
ISBN: 1420925075 9781420925074
OCLC Number: 191573602
Notes: Editor's preface signed: David Wilson.
Illustrations are signed by Coffin and N. Orr.
"To Harriet Beecher Stowe: whose name, throughout the world, is identified with the Great Reform: this narrative, affording another key to Uncle Tom's Cabin, is respectfully dedicated"--Page iii
Description: 140 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Other Titles: Narrative of Solomon Northup
Responsibility: Solomon Northup.

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"Twelve Years a Slave" is the story of Solomon Northup, an African American who was born free in New York in the early 1800s. In 1841, Soloman Northup was captured and forced into slavery for a period of 12 years. "Twelve Years a Slave" is a captivating narrative of the life of freedom and slavery experienced by one African American man prior to the American Civil War. The book is detailed in its account of life on a cotton and sugar plantation, and the daily routine of slave life during the first part of the 19th century.

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