Twelve Years a Slave

Twelve Years a Slave

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"[...]interest in that city, from whence I continued my excursion to Kingston and other towns, obtaining a knowledge of localities, which was also of service to me afterwards, as will appear towards the close of this narrative. Having completed my contracts on the canal satisfactorily to myself and to my employer, and not wishing to remain idle, now that the navigation of the canal was again suspended, I entered into another contract with Medad Gunn, to cut a large quantity of wood. In this business I was engaged during the winter of 1831-32. With the return of spring, Anne and myself conceived the project of taking a farm in the neighborhood. I had been accustomed from earliest youth to agricultural labors, and it was an occupation congenial to my tastes. I accordingly entered into arrangements for a part of the old Alden farm, on which[...]."show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 212 pages
  • 152.4 x 228.6 x 9.91mm | 312.98g
  • Createspace
  • English
  • Illustrations, black and white
  • 1507567405
  • 9781507567401

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