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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 / Solomon Northup ; Introduction by Dolen Perkins-Valdez.

Authors: Northup, Solomon, 1808-1863?, author.
Call number: B Northup, Solomon NOR
Publication: New York, NY : 37Ink/Atria, 2013.
Publication date: 2013.
Subject: Slaves -- United States -- Biography.
Slaves' writings, American.
African Americans -- Biography.
Plantation life -- Louisiana -- History -- 19th century.
Slavery -- Louisiana -- History -- 19th century.
Northup, Solomon, 1808-1863?
Title: Twelve years a slave : narrative of Solomon Northup, a citizen of New-York, kidnapped in Washington City in 1841, and rescued in 1853 / Solomon Northup ; Introduction by Dolen Perkins-Valdez.
Additional title: 12 years a slave
Edition: First 37 Ink / Atria Books hardcover edition.
Physical description: xii, 300 pages ; 22 cm
Notes: "Originally published in 1853 as 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."--Title page verso.
Includes a readers club guide questions for discussion.
Summary note: Kidnapped into slavery in 1841, Solomon Northup spent 12 years in captivity. This autobiographical memoir represents an exceptionally detailed and accurate description of slave life and plantation society.
Biography note: Includes bibliographical references (page [304]).
Added author: Perkins-Valdez, Dolen.
ISBN: 9781476767345 (hardcover) :
1476767343 (hardcover) :
Url for this record: http://sherloc.imcpl.org/?itemid=|library/marc/dynix|1500213
Bib No.: 1500213

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