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Author Northup, Solomon, 1808-1863?

Title 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 / Solomon Northup.

Publication Info. New Orleans, La. : Quid Pro Books, 2012.


Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 River Valley DL Adult Biography - RVLG-7  BIO NORTH    AVAILABLE
Description 208 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Series Journeys and memoirs series
Journeys and memoirs series.
Summary "The classic and compelling narrative of the kidnapping, slavery, and freedom of a free man of color wrested to rural Louisiana. Lured to the nation's capital by the prospect of work, Solomon Northup, a free man born in New York, is kidnapped and sold into slavery. He spends the next twelve years in bondage, primarily on a plantation in Louisiana, along the Red River. Solomon was a witness to the inhumanity of the institution of slavery, the abuses suffered at the hands of cruel masters, and working conditions and the daily lives of his fellow slaves."--Publisher's web site.
Subject 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.
ISBN 9781610279055

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