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Solomon From 12 Years A Slave

  • When Solomon Northup, born a free black man in Saratoga, New York, was offered a short-term job with a circus in Washington, D.C., in 1841, he jumped at the opportunity. But when he arrived, he was kidnapped and sold into slavery in Louisiana. Finally, with the help of a Canadian abolitionist, he was rescued and reunited with his family in New York....

    Publisher : Thunder Bay Press
    published : 2014
  • The extraordinary true story of Solomon Northup, a free African-American living in New York in 1841, who was kidnapped, sold into slavery, and subjected to unimaginable degradation and abuse until his rescue 12 years later.

    Publisher : Apostrophe Books Ltd
    published : 2014
  • One of the best and most enduring of the slave narratives, it is a frank, incisive depiction of slavery in the American south. Solomon was an African American born free in New York during the 19th century, but was kidnapped and sold into slavery in the south. Twelve Years a Slave paints a vivid picture of the horrid realities of slavery and the...

    Publisher : McClelland & Stewart
    published : 2014
  • Twelve Years A Slave is subtitled Narrative of Solomon Northup, citizen of New York, kidnapped in Washington city in 1841, and rescued in 1853 from a cotton plantation near the Red River in Louisiana. This subtitle accurately describes the book which is entirely based on the true story of Solomon Northup as told to and edited by David Wilson. The...

    Publisher : Copyright Group
    published : 2014
  • The astonishing memoir of a free man who was sold into slavery in Louisiana where he was kept for 12 years?a powerful, riveting condemnation of slavery, and a story soon to be introduced to a new audience through a major film Tricked by two men offering him a job as a musician in New York state in 1841, Solomon Northup was instead drugged and kidnapped....

    Publisher : Hesperus Press
    published : 2013
  • #1 Bestseller Now a major motion picture directed by Steve McQueen and starring Brad Pitt, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Michael Fassbender, Benedict Cumberbatch, and Paul Giamatti 12 Years a Slave is a riveting true account of a free man captured and sold into slavery in the pre?Civil War South. Solomon Northup?s narrative explores one of the darkest...

    Publisher : HarperCollins Canada
    published : 2013
  • The harrowing true story that inspired the critically acclaimed film The son of a freed slave, Solomon Northup lived the first thirty years of his life as a free man in upstate New York. In the spring of 1841, he was offered a job: a short-term, lucrative engagement as a violinist in a traveling circus. It was a trap. In Washington, DC, Northup...

    Publisher : Open Road Media
    published : 2014
  • 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. 7 illustrations. Index.

    Publisher : Dover Publications
    published : 2012
  • First published in 1853, Twelve Years a Slave is the narrative of Solomon Northup?s experience as a freeman sold into slavery, having spent twelve years in bondage before finally escaping. Northup?s memoir reveals unimaginable details, detailing the slave markets and horrors of life on a plantation from the perspective of a man who lived more than...

    Publisher : HarperCollins Canada
    published : 2013
  • Twelve Years a Slave is the immensely popular memoir of Solomon Northup, a free-born African-American who was kidnapped in Washinghton, D.C. in 1841 and sold into slavery. He toiled on plantations in Louisiana under the harshest of conditions until his release in 1853. The 2013 film was a runaway box office success, and picked up three Academy Awards,...

    Publisher : HarperCollins Canada
    published : 2015