The Resource Twelve years a slave, Solomon Northup, (electronic resource)

Twelve years a slave, Solomon Northup, (electronic resource)

Label
Twelve years a slave
Title
Twelve years a slave
Statement of responsibility
Solomon Northup
Title variation
12 years a slave
Creator
Contributor
Narrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
12 Years a Slave is the harrowing account of a black man, born free in New York State, who was drugged, kidnapped, and sold into slavery in 1841. Having no way to contact his family, and fearing for his life if he told the truth, Solomon Northup was sold from plantation to plantation in Louisiana, toiling under cruel masters for twelve years before meeting Samuel Bass, a Canadian who finally put him in touch with his family, and helped start the process to regain his freedom. This extraordinary text is the basis for the major motion picture starring Brad Pitt
Summary
Describes the life of Solomon Northup, a free Black man from Saratoga, N.Y., who was kidnapped in 1841 and forced into slavery in Louisiana for twelve years
Tone
Writing style
Audio
Accompanying matter
technical information on music
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10197328
Cataloging source
Midwest
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1808-1863?
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Northup, Solomon
Dewey number
  • 306.362092
  • 920
Form of composition
not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
1200
Literary text for sound recordings
other
PerformerNote
Read by Richard Allen
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1957-2013
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Allen, Richard
  • hoopla digital
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Slaves
  • Slaves' writings, American
  • African Americans
  • Plantation life
  • Slavery
Target audience
adult
Transposition and arrangement
not applicable
Label
Twelve years a slave, Solomon Northup, (electronic resource)
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Control code
MWT10096958
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (8hr., 50 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781624063459
Isbn Type
(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Other physical details
digital.
Publisher number
MWT10096958
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
Twelve years a slave, Solomon Northup, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Control code
MWT10096958
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (8hr., 50 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781624063459
Isbn Type
(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Other physical details
digital.
Publisher number
MWT10096958
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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