Twelve Years a Slave

- Solomon Northup, Icarsus

231 Pages
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Summary

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, is a memoir by Solomon Northup as told to and edited by David Wilson. It is a slave narrative of a black man who was born free in New York state but kidnapped in Washington, D.C., sold into slavery, and kept in bondage for 12 years in Louisiana. He provided details of slave markets in Washington, D.C. and New Orleans, as well as describing at length cotton and sugar cultivation on major plantations in Louisiana.
Format:
E-book
Pages E-book:
231
Languages:
English
Published:
01/07/2021
Publisher E-Book:
Icarsus
ISBN E-book:
9782378079499

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