12 Years a Slave
ISBN: 0692022724
EAN13: 9780692022726
Language: English
Pages: 170
Weight: 1.00 lbs.
Format: Paperback
Book Overview
12 Years a Slave is the memoir of Solomon Northup, a black man that was born free in New York state. Kidnapped by two circus promoters in Washington in 1841 and sold into slavery he was finally rescued in 1853 from a cotton plantation on the Red River in Louisiana. This timeless story provides the details of the slave markets in Washington, D. C. and New Orleans along with the working conditions of cotton and sugar cultivations on the major plantations in Louisiana.