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
|Format:||Print Book 2013|
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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.
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
(David), 1818-1870, editor.
Originally published in 1853.
Made in the USA; Lexington, KY; 19 October 2013 from inside of back cover
i, 146 pages ; 23 cm