Twelve years a slave
|Format:||Print Book 2000|
|Availability:||Available at 3 Libraries 3 of 3 copies|
Kidnapped into slavery in 1841, Northup spent 12 years in captivity. This autobiographical memoir represents an exceptionally detailed and accurate description of slave life and plantation society. "A moving, vital testament to one of slavery's 'many thousand gone' who retained his humanity in the bowels of degradation." -- Saturday Review. 7 illustrations. Index.
Slaves -- United States -- Biography.
African Americans -- Biography.
Plantation life -- Louisiana -- History -- 19th century.
Slavery -- Louisiana -- History -- 19th century.
|Publisher|| Mineola, N.Y. :Dover Publications,2000
Originally published: Auburn, N.Y. : Derby and Miller, 1853.
ix, 336 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm