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Solomon Northup

The Complete Story of the Author of Twelve Years a Slave
eBook

A companion to the classic African-American autobiographical narrative, Twelve Years A Slave, this work presents fascinating new information about the 1841 kidnapping, 1853 rescue, and pre- and post-slavery life of Solomon Northup.

  • For the first time, a book documents the full story of Northup's life—the basis of the 2013 movie, Twelve Years a Slave, starring Chiwetel Ejiofor, Brad Pitt, Michael Fassbender, and Paul Giamatti

  • Supplies detailed coverage of Northup's pursuits after his release from slavery: educating the public via his book, his lectures, and dramatic presentations; and his efforts to help others gain freedom through his work on the underground railroad

  • Provides a list of more than two dozen places and dates where Northup appeared following the publication of his book


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    Publisher: ABC-CLIO

    Kindle Book

    • Release date: November 21, 2013

    OverDrive Read

    • ISBN: 9781440829758
    • Release date: November 21, 2013

    EPUB eBook

    • ISBN: 9781440829758
    • File size: 2700 KB
    • Release date: November 21, 2013

    Formats

    Kindle Book
    OverDrive Read
    EPUB eBook

    Languages

    English

    A companion to the classic African-American autobiographical narrative, Twelve Years A Slave, this work presents fascinating new information about the 1841 kidnapping, 1853 rescue, and pre- and post-slavery life of Solomon Northup.

  • For the first time, a book documents the full story of Northup's life—the basis of the 2013 movie, Twelve Years a Slave, starring Chiwetel Ejiofor, Brad Pitt, Michael Fassbender, and Paul Giamatti

  • Supplies detailed coverage of Northup's pursuits after his release from slavery: educating the public via his book, his lectures, and dramatic presentations; and his efforts to help others gain freedom through his work on the underground railroad

  • Provides a list of more than two dozen places and dates where Northup appeared following the publication of his book


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