ISBN 9780007582952,12 Years A Slave - Classic

12 Years A Slave - Classic

Publisher:

William Collins

Rs299

Publisher

William Collins

Publication Year 2014
ISBN-13

ISBN 9780007582952

ISBN-10 0007582951
Binding

Paperback

Number of Pages 288 Pages
Language (English)
Subject

Biography & True Stories

About the Author Solomon Northup was born a free man in Saratoga Springs, New York, in 1808. He lived as such until 1841 when, attracted by a job offer, he travelled to Washington, DC, where he was drugged and sold into slavery by his supposed employers. Northup was enslaved for twelve years before he regained his freedom and returned to New York. There, he became an advocate for abolitionism and in the 1860s began helping fugitive slaves via the Underground Railroad. Northup is believed to have died between 1863 and 1875, but both the date and circumstances of his death are unknown.
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