by Solomon Northup, Ira Berlin, Henry Louis Gates and Steve McQueen
Paperback, 240 pages, Penguin Group USA, List Price: $16 | purchase
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Twelve Years a Slave describes the life of Solomon Northup, a free black man from Saratoga, N.Y., who was kidnapped in 1841 and forced into slavery in Louisiana for 12 years.
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