Solomon Northup

Solomon Northup

The Complete Story of the Author of Twelve Years A Slave

Book - 2013
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A companion to the classic African-American autobiographical narrative, Twelve Years A Slave , this work presents fascinating new information about the 1841 kidnapping, 1853 rescue, and pre- and post-slavery life of Solomon Northup.

* For the first time, a book documents the full story of Northup's life--the basis of the 2013 movie, Twelve Years a Slave , starring Chiwetel Ejiofor, Brad Pitt, Michael Fassbender, and Paul Giamatti

* Supplies detailed coverage of Northup's pursuits after his release from slavery: educating the public via his book, his lectures, and dramatic presentations; and his efforts to help others gain freedom through his work on the underground railroad

* Provides a list of more than two dozen places and dates where Northup appeared following the publication of his book

Publisher: Santa Barbara, California : Praeger, [2013]
Greenwood Pub Group 2013
ISBN: 9781440829741
Branch Call Number: 306.3620
Characteristics: xvii, 225 pages : illustrations, map ; 25 cm


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