Twelve Years a Slave

  • by Solomon Northup
  • Narrated by Tommie Earl Jenkins
  • 8 hrs and 39 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

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.

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Utterly extraordinary!

What an incredible book! Heart rendering to hear the injustice of the era. Wonderfully read.
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- Nicki John

interesting book

it was an interesting read ... but droned on a little in the middle but overhaul a good read
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- Eileen C.

Book Details

  • Release Date: 08-11-2013
  • Publisher: Whole Story Audiobooks