Download e-book for iPad: 12 Years a Slave by Solomon Northup

By Solomon Northup

ISBN-10: 178094215X

ISBN-13: 9781780942155

A strong and riveting condemnation of yankee slavery, 12 Years a Slave is the harrowing real tale of Solomon Northup who used to be abducted and offered into slavery, enduring incredible degradation and abuse until eventually his rescue twelve years later. Steve McQueen's strong movie version starring Chiwetel Ejiofor, Brad Pitt, Michael Fassbender and Benedict Cumberbatch gained most sensible photograph at either the Oscars and the Golden Globes in 2014.

Tricked via males providing him a task as a musician in ny country in 1841, Solomon Northup was once drugged and abducted. His lifestyles is jeopardy, he was once compelled to imagine a brand new identify and faux previous. Taken to Louisiana on a disease-ridden plague send, he was once firstly bought to a cotton planter.

In the twelve years that stick with he's bought to many alternative vendors who deal with him with various degrees of savagery; pressured labour, scant nutrition and various beatings are his typical fare. opposed to all odds, Northup finally succeeds in contacting a sympathetic get together and manages to get note to his relations. the resultant rescue and criminal circumstances aren't any much less surprising and fascinating than the remainder of the tale.

A true-life testomony to super braveness and tenacity within the face of unfathomable injustice, Northup's account additionally offers a unprecedented perception right into a murky prior being meticulous first-hand recordings of slave lifestyles. a brand new movie premiering in 2013, that includes Brad Pitt and Benedict Cumberbatch, is certain to introduce this outstanding tale to a brand new audience.

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