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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 /

Solomon Northup.

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Main Author: Northup, Solomon
Other Names: Wilson, D.
Published: Lexington, K.Y. : [publisher not identified], 2013.
Topics: Slaves - United States - Biography. | Slaves' writings, American. | African Americans - Biography. | Plantation life - Louisiana - History - 19th century. | Slavery - Louisiana - History - 19th century. | Northup, Solomon, 1808-1863.
Regions: Louisiana. | United States.
Genres: Biography. | Going it alone. | Biography. | History. | Biography.
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Main Author: Northup, Solomon, 1808-1863.
Physical Description: i, 146 pages ; 23 cm
ISBN: 9781492368281 (paperback)
1492368288 (paperback)
9781927970287
1927970288
Summary: 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.
Notes: Originally published in 1853.
Made in the USA; Lexington, KY; 19 October 2013 from inside of back cover.
Other Names: Wilson, D. (David), 1818-1887, editor.
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