Twelve years a slave : narrative of Solomon Northup, a citizen of New-York, kidnapped in Washington City in 1841, and rescued in 1853

Born a free man in New York State in 1808, Solomon Northup was kidnapped in Washington, D.C., in 1841. He spent the next 12 years as a slave on a Louisiana cotton plantation, and during this time he was frequently abused and often afraid for his life. This is his detailed description of slave life a...

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Main Author: Northup, Solomon, 1808-1863? (Author)
Corporate Author: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Documenting the American South (Project)
Other Authors: Wilson, David (Editor)
Language:English
Series:Distributed for the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Library.
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Online Access:Link to e-book
Summary:Born a free man in New York State in 1808, Solomon Northup was kidnapped in Washington, D.C., in 1841. He spent the next 12 years as a slave on a Louisiana cotton plantation, and during this time he was frequently abused and often afraid for his life. This is his detailed description of slave life and plantation society.
Item Description:"DocSouth books edition."
Originally published: Auburn, N.Y. : Derby and Miller, 1853.
Physical Description:1 online resource (228 pages) : illustrations.
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references.
Published: Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Library : Distributed by University of North Carolina Press, 2011.
ISBN:9780807869444
0807869449
9781469602806
1469602806