Taken: How Friendship Saved a Man From Slavery

| February 26, 2014

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Taken: How Friendship Saved a Man From Slavery

This is the full, true, terrifying story of Solomon Northup, a free black man kidnapped into slavery for 12 years in Louisiana. After being freed by a white childhood friend, Solomon helped write his shocking and powerful autobiography, Twelve Years a Slave. This book also examines slavery kidnapping, Solomon’s involvement in the Underground Railroad, and his mysterious disappearance at the end of his life.

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