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Twelve years a slave / Solomon Northup ; introduction by Eric Ashley Hairston.

Northup, Solomon, 1808-1863 author. (Author). Hairston, Eric Ashley. (Added Author).
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  • 4 of 4 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
APLS-Geneva 921 NOR NOR (Text) 34207001994541 Adult Non-fiction Biographies Available -
Lebanon Public Library - Lebanon YA F NORTHUP (Text) 34330512772592 Young Adult - Biographies Available -
Paoli Public Library - Paoli 92 NOR (Text) 79593000051187 Adult Non-Fic Available -
Rochester Library 921 NOR (Text) 33187003618713 Nonfiction - R Available -

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  • ISBN: 9781435152182
  • Physical Description: xx, 219 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
  • Publisher: New York : Barnes & Noble/Sterling Publishing Company, Inc., [2013]

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General Note: Originally published in 1853. This edition previously published by Barnes & Noble in 2007.
Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (page 219).
Summary, etc.: When Solomon Northup, born a free black man in Saratoga, New York, was offered a short-term job with a circus in Washington, D.C., in 1841, he jumped at the opportunity. But when he arrived, he was kidnapped and sold into slavery in Louisiana. Finally, with the help of a Canadian abolitionist, he was rescued and reunited with his family in New York. In this memoir published in 1853, Northup tells the incredible story of his 12 years as a slave. Publisher marketing.
Subject: Northup, Solomon, 1808-1863?
Slaves > United States > Biography.
Slaves' writings, American.
African Americans > Biography.
Plantation life > Louisiana > History > 19th century.
Slavery > Louisiana > History > 19th century.

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