Twelve Years a Slave tells the remarkable true story of Solomon Northup, a free black man who was kidnapped in Washington D.C. in 1841 and sold into slavery—for twelve years.
This edition includes the complete unabridged text of his firsthand narrative, as well as the original illustrations throughout. It has been elegantly formatted for ease of reading on your Kindle device.
Also included are special features such as a list of depictions of slavery on film, and links to free, full-length audio recordings of Twelve Years a Slave, as well as other slave narratives.
Prepare yourself for this remarkable account of the human spirit overcoming the odds in a world of intolerable cruelty and abuse, a world we have left behind, but one we would be unwise to forget.