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Twelve years a slave

by Northup, Solomon, 1808-1863?

Format: Print Book 2000
Availability: Available at 3 Libraries 3 of 3 copies
Available (3)
Location Collection Call #
CLP - Main Library Mezzanine - Non-fiction E444.N87 2000
Location  CLP - Main Library
 
Collection  Mezzanine - Non-fiction
 
Call Number  E444.N87 2000
 
 
Carnegie Library of Homestead Non Fiction 92 Nort
Location  Carnegie Library of Homestead
 
Collection  Non Fiction
 
Call Number  92 Nort
 
 
Community Library of Castle Shannon Young Adult Non-Fiction YA 92 NORTHUP Solomon
Location  Community Library of Castle Shannon
 
Collection  Young Adult Non-Fiction
 
Call Number  YA 92 NORTHUP Solomon
 
 
Summary
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.
Additional Information
Subjects Northup, Solomon, -- 1808-1863?
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
Language English
Notes Originally published: Auburn, N.Y. : Derby and Miller, 1853.
Description ix, 336 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
ISBN 0486411435 (pbk.)
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