Solomon Northup: The Complete Story of the Author of Twelve Years a Slave

Solomon Northup: The Complete Story of the Author of Twelve Years a Slave

David Fiske


A better half to the vintage African-American autobiographical narrative, Twelve Years A Slave, this paintings provides attention-grabbing new information regarding the 1841 kidnapping, 1853 rescue, and pre- and post-slavery lifetime of Solomon Northup.

• For the 1st time, a booklet files the whole tale of Northup's life―the foundation of the 2013 motion picture, Twelve Years a Slave, starring Chiwetel Ejiofor, Brad Pitt, Michael Fassbender, and Paul Giamatti

• provides specific assurance of Northup's goals after his free up from slavery: teaching the general public through his ebook, his lectures, and dramatic shows; and his efforts to assist others achieve freedom via his paintings at the underground railroad

• offers a listing of greater than dozen areas and dates the place Northup seemed following the ebook of his book

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