The Complete Story of the Author of Twelve Years A SlaveBook - 2013
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
Greenwood Pub Group 2013