Twelve Years a Slave

Twelve Years A Slave

Novel by Solomon Northup

  • Originally published
  • Author
    Solomon Northup
  • Adaptations
    12 Years a Slave
  • Country
    United States
  • Dewey Decimal
    301. 45
  • Genres
    Biography, Autobiography, Slave narrative
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    Twelve Years a Slave is an 1853 memoir and slave narrative by American Solomon Northup as told to and edited by David Wilson. Northup, a black man who was born free in New York state, details his being tricked to go to Washington, D. C. , where he was kidnapped and sold into slavery in the Deep South.

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