Twelve Years a Slave

Twelve Years a Slave

Written by Solomon Northup

Narrated by Tommie Earl Jenkins

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Twelve Years a Slave is the true story of Solomon Northup: born a free black man in New York State, and sold into slavery after being tricked in 1841. Unable to convince anyone he is not a slave, Solomon spent 12 years in bondage, before finally being set free. Northup’s memoir, recounting details of the slave markets and the harsh life on plantations, was used in the struggle to abolish slavery in the United States.


First published in 1853, Twelve Years a Slave is an affecting and moving memoir that has become one of the most famous accounts of slavery. Now a major film starring Chiwetel Ejiofor, Michael Fassbender and Brad Pitt

Author: Solomon Northup
Narrator: Tommie Earl Jenkins
Genres: Biography & Autobiography, Classics
Categories: Fiction > Adult
ISBN: 9781471246098
Type: CD
Item No: RTL3412
Duration: 8 hours, 45 minutes
Publication Date: 1 November 2013
Content Rating:
  • Language: Mild
  • Sex: Mild
  • Violence: Moderate

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