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Twelve Years a Slave

Twelve Years a Slave

ISBN: 0486411435

Title: Twelve Years a Slave

Author: Solomon Northup

KDL Description:


In the antebellum United States, Solomon Northup, a free black man from upstate New York, is abducted and sold into slavery.

Amazon Description:

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.