Twelve Years a Slave

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An incredible, true story of one man’s fight for survival and freedom. No fiction, no exaggeration. This special edition of the book commemorates the revival and the deserving success of an astounding, evergreen story in the form of Steve Mcqueen’s acclaimed movie 12 Years a Slave. The film was awarded the Golden Globe Award for Best Motion Picture – Drama, and received nine Academy Award nominations including Best Picture and Best Actor.

Twelve Years a Slave is a memoir by Solomon Northup. It is a narrative of a black man who was born free in New York state but kidnapped in Washington, D.C., sold into slavery and kept in bondage for 12 years in Louisiana. After being published in several editions in the 19th century, the book fell into obscurity for early 100 years, until it was re-discovered.

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An incredible, true story of one man’s fight for survival and freedom. No fiction, no exaggeration. This special edition of the book commemorates the revival and the deserving success of an astounding, evergreen story in the form of Steve Mcqueen’s acclaimed movie 12 Years a Slave. The film was awarded the Golden Globe Award for Best Motion Picture – Drama, and received nine Academy Award nominations including Best Picture and Best Actor.

Twelve Years a Slave is a memoir by Solomon Northup. It is a narrative of a black man who was born free in New York state but kidnapped in Washington, D.C., sold into slavery and kept in bondage for 12 years in Louisiana. After being published in several editions in the 19th century, the book fell into obscurity for early 100 years, until it was re-discovered.

Key Features:

  • In 2013 a critically acclaimed feature film, 12 Years a Slave directed by Steve McQueen and starring Chiwetel Ejiofor as Solomon Northup was released.
  • The film has been nominated for 9 Oscars
  • In 2014, the film was awarded the Golden Globe Award for Best Motion Picture – Drama. The British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) awarded the film with Best Film award in February 2014, with Ejiofor winning the BAFTA for Best Actor.
  • The film received critical acclaim following its release in 2013 and was named the best film of the year by several media outlets.

Additional information

Weight 0.172 kg
Dimensions 19 × 12 × 2 cm
Author

Solomon Northup

Condition

Preowned, Readable

Language

English

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