Twelve Years a Slave by Solomon Northup

Twelve Years a Slave, Solomon Northup, 1853, novel


Twelve Years a Slave is an 1853 memoir and slave narrative by Solomon Northup as told to and written by David Wilson. Northup, a black man who was born free in New York state, details himself being tricked to go to Washington, D.C., where he was kidnapped and sold into slavery in the Deep South. Wikipedia

Originally published 1853
Author Solomon Northup
Genres Biography, Slave narrative, Autobiography, Memoir
Adaptations 12 Years a Slave (2013)
Dewey Decimal 301.45
Text Twelve Years a Slave at Wikisource