Twelve Years a Slave: Narrative of Solomon Northup, a Citizen of New-York, Kidnapped in Washington City in 1841, and Rescued in 1853, from a Cotton Plantation Near the Red River, in Louisiana (Google eBook)

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Miller, Orton & Mulligan, 1855 - Plantation life - 336 pages
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I saw this was going to be a movie and the movie looked interesting, so I wanted to read the book first. If you are a historical novel fan, this is a quick read. I did not really like the type it was ... Read full review

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Not just a story of man's inhumanity to man, and the depths to which human beings can sink for greed and hateful ignorance, but of perserverance, dignity and the will to survive. A must read in these times: It's not just about race.

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III
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IV
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V
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XIII
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