Twelve years a slave
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New York : Penguin Books, 2012.
Physical Desc
xxxvi, 252 pages : ill., music ; 20 cm.
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Redwood Campus  1 available
E444 .N87 T84 2012
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E444 .N87 T84 2012

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Language
English
ISBN
0143106708 (pbk.), 0143125419 (Paper), 9780143106708 (pbk.), 9780143125419 (Paper)

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Includes bibliographical references and index.
Description
"A harrowing memoir about one of the darkest periods in American historyBorn a free man in New York, Solomon Northup was abducted in Washington, D.C., in 1841 and spent the next twelve years of his life in captivity as a slave on a Louisiana cotton plantation. After his rescue, he published this exceptionally vivid and detailed account of slave life--perhaps the best written of all the slave narratives. It became an immediate bestseller and today is recognized for its unusual insight and eloquence as one of the very few portraits of American slavery produced by someone as educated as Solomon Northup, or by someone with the dual perspective of having been both a free man and a slave"--,Provided by publisher.

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Northup, S., & Gates, H. L., Jr. (2012). Twelve years a slave . Penguin Books.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Northup, Solomon, 1808-1863? and Henry Louis Gates, Jr. 2012. Twelve Years a Slave. New York: Penguin Books.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Northup, Solomon, 1808-1863? and Henry Louis Gates, Jr. Twelve Years a Slave New York: Penguin Books, 2012.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Northup, Solomon, and Henry Louis Gates, Jr. Twelve Years a Slave Penguin Books, 2012.

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