Twelve Years a Slave by Solomon NorthupTwelve Years a Slave, sub-title: Narrative of Solomon Northup, citizen of New-York, kidnapped in Washington city in 1841, and rescued in 1853, from a cotton plantation near the Red River in Louisiana, is a memoir by Solomon Northup as told to and edited by David Wilson. It is a slave narrative of a black man who was born free in New York state but kidnapped in Washington, D.C., sold into slavery, and kept in bondage for 12 years in Louisiana. He provided details of slave markets in Washington, D.C. and New Orleans, as well as describing at length cotton and sugar cultivation on major plantations in Louisiana.
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Please type in your email address in order to receive an email with instructions on how to reset your password. 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 Chiwetel Ejiofor. Awesome book! Great narrator!! Solomon Northup is an American hero, and truly one of the greatest writers in history, seeing as how his work has survived over a years, it speaks for it's self, not bad for a man who was once a slave. If you haven't listened to this audio book, you really should.
The most extensive site for information and resources on the book, audiobook, and movie. It has our footnotes and contains the illustrations from the first edition, along with our own pictures taken around Rapides Parish. It is a scan of the first edition in various formats; pdf, epub, Kindle, Daisy, and txt. Northup, Solomon. David Wilson. New York: C.
He toiled in bondage for a dozen years before his rescue. Twelve Years a Slave was lost to history by the early 20th century, when it could not be located by libraries, stores or catalogues. Poverty, conflict, and weak legal protections push women and girls into forced marriage and prostitution in the Congo. Phony promises of religious education lure children into forced begging in Senegal. Impoverished children are forced to leave home and toil as domestic servants in Haiti.
Twelve Years a Slave Audible Audiobook – Unabridged to experience the kidnapping and twelve years of bondage of Solomon Northup, a free man of color .
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Posted in Classics , Free Audio Books. Description In , when Northup was thirty-two, he was asked by two men, who called themselves Merrill Brown and Abram Hamilton, if he would like to join them and work as a fiddler as part of a circus company. Originally the job was for several dates in New York, so Northup did not bother letting his wife Anne know about the gig, but then the men offered Solomon further dates in Washington. The offer was very generous and they even included his travel expenses. Solomon agreed to travel with them to Washington.
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