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The Resource 12 years a slave : a true story of betrayal, kidnap and slavery, Solomon Northup

12 years a slave : a true story of betrayal, kidnap and slavery, Solomon Northup

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12 years a slave : a true story of betrayal, kidnap and slavery
Title
12 years a slave
Title remainder
a true story of betrayal, kidnap and slavery
Statement of responsibility
Solomon Northup
Title variation
Twelve years a slave
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
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
Biography type
autobiography
Cataloging source
AU@
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1808-1863?
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Northup, Solomon
Dewey number
  • 306.3/62092
  • B
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Northup, Solomon
  • African Americans
  • Slaves
  • Slaves' writings, American
  • Plantation life
  • Slavery
Label
12 years a slave : a true story of betrayal, kidnap and slavery, Solomon Northup
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Film tie-in
  • First published: 1853
Control code
ocn862879156
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
199 p.
Isbn
9781843914716
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
System control number
(OCoLC)862879156
Label
12 years a slave : a true story of betrayal, kidnap and slavery, Solomon Northup
Publication
Note
  • Film tie-in
  • First published: 1853
Control code
ocn862879156
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
199 p.
Isbn
9781843914716
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
System control number
(OCoLC)862879156

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