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              Twelve years a slave
               

              Twelve years a slave (EPUB ebook)

              By Northup, Solomon

              ISBN GUT45631
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              Released NZ 11 May 2014
              Publisher Gutenberg (e-books)
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              12 Years a Slave
               

              12 Years a Slave (EPUB ebook – Revised ed.)

              By Northup, Solomon

              12 Years a Slave, soon to be a huge new Hollywood film, is the harrowing true story of Solomon Northup who was kidnapped and sold into slavery, enduring unimaginable degradation and abuse until his rescue twelve years later. A powerful and riveting condemnation of American slaver...y.
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              ISBN 9781780942155
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              Released NZ 25 Oct 2013
              Publisher Faber Factory
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              Twelve Years a Slave
                

              Twelve Years a Slave (EPUB ebook)

              By Northup, Solomon

              • RRP: $26.99
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              Packaged in handsome, affordable trade editions, Clydesdale Classics is a new series of essential literary works. It features literary phenomena with influence and themes so great that, after their publication, they changed literature forever. From the musings of literary geniuse...s like Mark Twain in The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn to the striking personal narrative of Harriet Jacobs in Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl, this new series is a comprehensive collection of our history through the words of the exceptional few. The original story for the 2013 Academy Award-winning film Twelve Years a Slave is the autobiographical account of Solomon Northup-an African American man born free in New York State who is tricked, kidnapped, taken to Washington, DC, and sold into slavery. After being drugged, bound, and denied his rights as a free man, Northup is sold and transported to slave owners in New Orleans. Here he experiences the true horrors of the slave trade-intense cruelty, beatings, sickness, negligence, barbarism, starvation. Throughout the book's melancholic prose, Northup recounts these horrific experiences in excruciating and agonizing detail. In one of the book's passages, he states: "My sufferings I can compare to nothing else than the burning agonies of hell!" For the next twelve years, Northup kept his identity hidden only to himself and remained imprisoned in this state of bondage. Originally published eight years before the Civil War and written in the same vein as the Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, this groundbreaking work gave Americans from the north razor-sharp, firsthand insight into the tragedies that were occurring in the South. Still today, Northup's story is widely studied and reprinted, giving its readers a glimpse into a painful part of our country's past.
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              ISBN 9781945186141
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              Released NZ 17 May 2016
              Publisher Simon & Schuster Ltd
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              Twelve Years A Slave
                

              Twelve Years A Slave (EPUB ebook)

              By Northup, Solomon

              #1 Bestseller Now a major motion picture directed by Steve McQueen and starring Brad Pitt, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Michael Fassbender, Benedict Cumberbatch, and Paul Giamatti 12 Years a Slave is a riveting true account of a free man captured and sold into slavery in the pre-Civil War S...outh. Solomon Northup's narrative explores one of the darkest times in American history and captures in vivid detail the unimaginable realities of slavery. In 1841, the educated musician Solomon Northup, a free man living in New York who is cruelly deceived by the promise of a job in Washington, is drugged, kidnapped, and sold into slavery. Once Solomon arrives in New Orleans, he is given a slave name and soon realizes that any mention of his rights as a free man is sure to bring cruel punishment or death. Denied his freedom and ripped away from his family, he spends twelve emotionally and physically gruelling years on a Louisiana cotton plantation enduring the hardships and brutalities of life as a slave. When Solomon eventually finds a sympathizing friend, a daring rescue is attempted that could either end in Solomon's death or restore his freedom and reunite him with his family. When Solomon Northup published this harrowing account of slavery in 1853, it immediately stirred up controversy in the national debate over slavery, helping to sway public opinion in favour of abolition. His book 12 Years a Slave remains one of the most insightful, detailed, and eloquent depictions of slavery in America. It demonstrates the extraordinary resilience of one man's spirit in the face of extreme suffering and his incredible will to survive.
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              ISBN 9781443433099
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              Released NZ 22 Oct 2013
              Publisher HarperCollins
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              Twelve Years a Slave: Including ; Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass
               

              Twelve Years a Slave: Including ; Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass (EPUB ebook)

              By Northup, Solomon; Douglass, Frederick; Edited by Griffith, Tom; Introduction by Harrison, Colin

              Twelve Years a Slave (1853) is a memoir and slave narrative by Solomon Northup. Northup, a black man who was born free in New York, details his kidnapping and subsequent sale into slavery. After having been kept in bondage for 12 years, he was able to write to friends and family ...in New York, who were in turn able to secure his release.
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              ISBN 9781848706163
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              Released NZ 10 Sep 2015
              Publisher Wordsworth Editions Ltd
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              Series Wordsworth Classics of World Literature
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              Twelve Years a Slave: A True Story (Collins Classics)
                

              Twelve Years a Slave: A True Story (Collins Classics) (EPUB ebook – ePub edition)

              By Northup, Solomon

              The shocking first-hand account of one man's remarkable fight for freedom; now an award-winning motion picture.

              ISBN 9780007580439
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              Released NZ 13 Feb 2014
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              Twelve Years a Slave: Including ; Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass
               

              Twelve Years a Slave: Including ; Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass (Paperback)

              By Northup, Solomon; Douglass, Frederick; Edited by Griffith, Tom; Introduction by Harrison, Colin

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              This edition also includes Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass Twelve Years a Slave (1853) is a memoir and slave narrative by Solomon Northup. Northup, a black man who was born free in New York, details his kidnapping in Washington, D.C. and subsequent sale into slavery

              ISBN 9781840225877
              Released NZ 1 Apr 2015
              Publisher Wordsworth Editions Ltd
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              Twelve Years a Slave
                

              Twelve Years a Slave (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Northup, Solomon

              • RRP: $38.50
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              It was Solomon's fortune, during his captivity, to be owned by several masters. The treatment he received while at the Pine Woods shows that among slaveholders there are men of humanity as well as of cruelty. Some of them are spoken of with emotions of gratitude-others in a spiri...t of bitterness. It is believed that the following account of his experience on Bayou Boeuf presents a correct picture of Slavery, in all its lights and shadows, as it now exists in that locality. Unbiased, as he conceives, by any prepossessions or prejudices, the only object of the editor has been to give a faithful history of Solomon Northup's life, as he received it from his lips.
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              ISBN 9781366453198
              Released NZ 10 Mar 2017
              Publisher BLURB
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              Twelve Years a Slave: Narrative of Solomon Northup, a Citizen of New York, Kidnapped in Washington City in 1841, and Rescued in 1853, from a Cotton Plantation Near the Red River in Louisiana
                

              Twelve Years a Slave: Narrative of Solomon Northup, a Citizen of New York, Kidnapped in Washington City in 1841, and Rescued in 1853, from a Cotton Plantation Near the Red River in Louisiana (EPUB ebook – Revised ed.)

              By Northup, Solomon; Foreword by Williams, Vera J.; Introduction by King, Dean

              • RRP: $26.99
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              The incredible true story of the kidnapping, enslavement, and rescue of Solomon Northup in the era before the Civil War-now a major motion picture! In 1841, Solomon Northup was a free man living in Saratoga Springs, New York, making a living as a violinist and spending his spare ...time with his wife and three young children. Lured to Washington, DC, with the promise of a generous sum of money, Northup finds himself drugged, beaten, and sold before he can even begin to comprehend the tragic turn his life has taken. Twelve torturous years of slavery follow, with Northup passed from owner to owner, plantation to plantation, until his eventual rescue in 1853. Following his return to New York, Northup wrote and published this extraordinary book, one of the few accounts of American slavery written from the perspective of a man who had been free before being enslaved. Lost for nearly a century, Twelve Years a Slave offers unprecedented details of the slave markets of Washington, DC, and describes the excruciating life on Southern cotton plantations. In its time, Twelve Years a Slave was a bestseller and ignited a national dialogue on slavery in the years leading up to the Civil War. Northup's unsparing portrayal of the life of a slave captured minds and eventually divided a nation. Skyhorse Publishing, along with our Arcade, Good Books, Sports Publishing, and Yucca imprints, is proud to publish a broad range of biographies, autobiographies, and memoirs. Our list includes biographies on well-known historical figures like Benjamin Franklin, Nelson Mandela, and Alexander Graham Bell, as well as villains from history, such as Heinrich Himmler, John Wayne Gacy, and O. J. Simpson. We have also published survivor stories of World War II, memoirs about overcoming adversity, first-hand tales of adventure, and much more. While not every title we publish becomes a New York Times bestseller or a national bestseller, we are committed to books on subjects that are sometimes overlooked and
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              ISBN 9781629143507
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              Released NZ 19 Nov 2013
              Publisher Simon & Schuster Ltd
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              12 Year's A Slave as Written By Solomon Northup
                

              12 Year's A Slave as Written By Solomon Northup (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Northup, Solomon

              • RRP: $53.99
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              This unique edition of Solomon Northup's now classic memoir, 12 YEARS A SLAVE, is given here for the reader in its original, unabridged form. Now a major motion picture.

              ISBN 9781304646965
              Released NZ 22 Nov 2013
              Publisher Lulu.com
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