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12 years a slave [electronic resource] : (Movie Tie-In). Solomon Northup.

Northup, Solomon. (Author).
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  • ISBN: 9780698161498 (electronic bk)
  • Date Published: 2013.

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Summary, etc.: The official movie tie-in edition to the winner of the 2014 Academy Award for Best Picture, starring Chiwetel Ejiofor, Michael Fassbender, and Lupita Nyong'o, and directed by Steve McQueen New York Times bestseller "I could not believe that I had never heard of this book. It felt as important as Anne Frank's Diary, only published nearly a hundred years before. . . . The book blew [my] mind: the epic range, the details, the adventure, the horror, and the humanity. . . . I hope my film can play a part in drawing attention to this important book of courage. Solomon's bravery and life deserve nothing less." —Steve McQueen, director of 12 Years a Slave, from the Foreword Perhaps the best written of all the slave narratives, Twelve Years a Slave is a harrowing memoir about one of the darkest periods in American history. It recounts how Solomon Northup, born a free man in New York, was lured to Washington,...
Reproduction Note: Electronic reproduction. New York : Penguin Books, 2013. Requires Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 2989 KB) or Amazon Kindle (file size: N/A KB) or OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB).
Subject: Nonfiction.
Biography & Autobiography.
History.
Sociology.
Genre: Electronic books.

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