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Solomon Northup was born a free black man. He was kidnapped, tortured, and sold into slavery. For 12 years, he was kept in bondage as a slave in Louisiana--Twelve Years a Slave is his moving and raw account of survival and life as a slave.
This edition includes the full book as well as a comprehensive companion with historical notes, character overview, themes overview, and chapter summaries.