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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

by Northup, Solomon, 1808-1863?

Format: Print Book 2013
Availability: Available at 1 Library 1 of 1 copy
Available (1)
Location Collection Call #
Carnegie Free Library of Swissvale Biography B Nor
Location  Carnegie Free Library of Swissvale
 
Collection  Biography
 
Call Number  B Nor
 
 
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.
Additional Information
Subjects Northup, Solomon, -- 1808-1863?
Slaves -- United States -- Biography.
Slaves' writings, American.
African Americans -- Biography.
Plantation life -- Louisiana -- History -- 19th century.
Slavery -- Louisiana -- History -- 19th century.
Publisher Lexington, K.Y. :[publisher not identified],2013
Other Titles 12 years a slave
Contributors Wilson, D. (David), 1818-1870, editor.
Language English
Notes Originally published in 1853.
Made in the USA; Lexington, KY; 19 October 2013 from inside of back cover
Description i, 146 pages ; 23 cm
ISBN 9781492368281 (paperback)
1492368288 (paperback)
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