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12 Years a Slave and 7 Narratives Solomon Northup

12 Years a Slave and 7 Narratives

Solomon Northup

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Twelve Years a Slave was recorded by David Wilson, a white lawyer and legislator from New York who claimed to have presented a faithful history of Solomon Northups life, as received it from his lips. Dedicated to Harriet Beecher Stowe andMoreTwelve Years a Slave was recorded by David Wilson, a white lawyer and legislator from New York who claimed to have presented a faithful history of Solomon Northups life, as received it from his lips. Dedicated to Harriet Beecher Stowe and introduced as another Key to Uncle Toms Cabin, Northups book was published in 1853, less than a year after his liberation. It sold over thirty thousand copies. It is therefore not only one of the longest North American slave narratives, but also one of the best-selling.Its easy to navigate: each book has its own active TOC and you can just push BACK to return to MAIN TOC.7 Narratives by Friends of Freedom included:• Uncle Toms Cabin, by Harriet Beecher Stowe, 1852-• The Heroic Slave, by Frederick Douglass, 1852-• Clotel: or, the Presidents Daughter, by William Wells Brown, 1853-• Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl, by Harriet Ann Jacobs Linda Brent, 1861-• Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, written by himself, 1845-• Life of Josiah Henson, narrated by himself, 1849-• Writings from the Liberty Bell,, by Lydia Maria Francis Child, from 1839 to 1858-