Twelve Years a Slave by Solomon Northup is a memoir of a black man who was born free in New York state but kidnapped, sold into slavery and kept in bondage for 12 years in Louisiana before the American Civil War. He provided details of slave markets in Washington, DC, as well as describing at length cotton cultivation on major plantations in Louisiana.
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Twelve Years A Slave
This was an excellent literary piece of work. It appeared to accurately depict the life of a slave in the South describing the atrocities that beheld him.
12 years a Slave
Explicit details of the cruel, degrading life as a slave, told by a freeman sold into slavery. Truly an eye opener.
12 Years a Slave
An excellent read!