"Twelve Years A Slave" is the story of Solomon Northup, an African American who was born free in New York in the early 1800s. In 1841, Solomon Northup was captured and forced into slavery for a period of 12 years. "Twelve Years A Slave" is a captivating narrative of the life of freedom and slavery experienced by one African American man prior to the American Civil War. The book is detailed in its account of life on a cotton and sugar plantation and the daily routine of slave life during the first part of the 19th century.
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Just the public domain version
This is just the public domain material that someone copied off the internet. There are versions of this amazing narrative from other publishers that are so much richer, and include detailed background information, maps, images, audiobooks that link and great website tie-ins.