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12 años de esclavitud
12 años de esclavitud

12 años de esclavitud

SOCIAL SCIENCE

272 Pages, 6 x 8

Formats: Trade Paper

Trade Paper, $20.95 (US $20.95) (CA $24.95)

Publication Date: August 2015

ISBN 9788492979585

Rights: US & CA

Ediciones Barataria (Aug 2015)

Price: $20.95
 
 

Overview

Solomon Northup's father, Mintus, was born into slavery and only freed after his master's death. Solomon, however, was born a free man in New York and lived the American dream with a home and a loving family, until he was suddenly drugged, kidnapped, and sold into slavery in the Deep South. This story is the true account of his 12 years as a slave. His extraordinary journey proves his resiliency despite the most grueling and disturbing of circumstances.

Author Biography

Solomon Northup was an African American carpenter who was born free in Minerva, Essex County, New York, but was bound into slavery later in life for a period of 12 years. He regained his freedom in January 1853.