Twelve Years a Slave

Twelve Years a Slave

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The New York Times Bestselling Book, which was the basis for the Oscar and Golden Globe Winning Dramatic Movie. This is the original 1853 true memoir that told the true tale of the horrors of a life of servitude. Solomon Northup was born and raised in New York, living happily, with a wife and two children, until he is kidnapped and sold into slavery in the Deep South. Subjected to terrible and brutal abuses on sugar and cotton plantations in Louisiana, he manages to get word to his family. Finally, after twelve years, a daring rescue is planned, but others are not so lucky, and the story doesn't end there. Join us for a shocking true story of degradation, hope, and the resiliency of the human spirit.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 230 pages
  • 152.4 x 228.6 x 13.21mm | 408.23g
  • Createspace
  • English
  • Illustrations, black and white
  • 1508426155
  • 9781508426158

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