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

by Northup, Solomon.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: London : Hesperus Press, 2013Description: 199 pages ; 20 cm.ISBN: 9781843914716; 1843914719.Other title: Twelve years a slave.Subject(s): Northup, Solomon, 1808-1863? | Slaves -- Louisiana -- History -- 19th century -- Biography | Slaves -- Abuse ofSummary: 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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First published: 1853.

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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Twelve years a slave by Northup, Solomon. ©2013

Blackstone Audio, Inc., ([United States] :) 7 audio discs (480 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.

Twelve years a slave by Northup, Solomon, ©2000

Dover Publications, ([Mineola, N.Y.] :) 1 online resource. 54

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Twelve years a slave by Northup, Solomon, ©2013

Dreamscape Media, LLC, (Chicago :) 1 online resource (1 sound file (8 hr., 50 min., 10 sec.)) : digital. 54

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