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Twelve Years A Slave Illustrated Original Edition With Bonus Of Uncle Tom S Cabin

Author : Solomon Northup
ISBN : 9781456623968
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Twelve Years a Slave: Narrative of Solomon Northup, citizen of New-York, kidnapped in Washington city in 1841, and rescued in 1853, from a cotton plantation near the Red River in Louisiana. What’s Included: Twelve Years A Slave Uncle Tom's Cabin 8 Original illustrations This version has been optimized for readability and includes: BEAUTIFUL FORMATTING There is plenty of white-space which makes reading easy on the eyes. FULLY FEATURED TABLE OF CONTENTS The full Table of Contents appears at the beginning of the book and can be accessed through the MENU or GO TO button. BACK LINK There is a link after every chapter of each Tale and Poem, which takes back you directly to the previous Table of Contents in order to avoid much fuss. EPUBCHECK The book successfully passes EpubCheck, developed by the IDPF. The International Digital Publishing Forum (IDPF) is the global trade and standards organization dedicated to the development and promotion of electronic publishing and content consumption.

Solomon Northup S Twelve Years A Slave

Author : Solomon Northup
ISBN : NWU:35556038138764
Genre : History
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Twelve Years A Slave Illustrated

Author : Solomon Northup
ISBN : 9782765903192
Genre : History
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Twelve Years a Slave (1853) is a memoir and slave narrative by Solomon Northup, as told to and edited by David Wilson. Northup, a black man who was born free in New York, details his kidnapping in Washington, D.C. and subsequent sale into slavery. After having been kept in bondage for 12 years in Louisiana by various masters, Northup was able to write to friends and family in New York, who were in turn able to secure his release. Northup's account provides extensive details on the slave markets in Washington, D.C. and New Orleans and describes at length cotton and sugar cultivation on major plantations in Louisiana.


Author : Octavia Butler
ISBN : 9780807083703
Genre : Fiction
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Dana, a modern black woman, is celebrating her twenty-sixth birthday with her new husband when she is snatched abruptly from her home in California and transported to the antebellum South. Rufus, the white son of a plantation owner, is drowning, and Dana has been summoned to save him. Dana is drawn back repeatedly through time to the slave quarters, and each time the stay grows longer, more arduous, and more dangerous until it is uncertain whether or not Dana's life will end, long before it has a chance to begin.

Sold As A Slave

Author : Olaudah Equiano
ISBN : 9780141963150
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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In an adventurous and extraordinary life, Equiano (c.1745-c.1797) criss-crossed the Atlantic world, from West Africa to the Caribbean to the USA to Britain, either as a slave or fighting with the Royal Navy. His account of his life is not only one of the great documents of the abolition movement, but also a startling, moving story of danger and betrayal. Great Journeys allows readers to travel both around the planet and back through the centuries – but also back into ideas and worlds frightening, ruthless and cruel in different ways from our own. Few reading experiences can begin to match that of engaging with writers who saw astounding things: Great civilisations, walls of ice, violent and implacable jungles, deserts and mountains, multitudes of birds and flowers new to science. Reading these books is to see the world afresh, to rediscover a time when many cultures were quite strange to each other, where legends and stories were treated as facts and in which so much was still to be discovered.

Peninsula Campaign And The Necessity Of Emancipation

Author : Glenn David Brasher
ISBN : 9780807835449
Genre : History
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The Peninsula Campaign and the Necessity of Emancipation

Twice A Slave

Author : Randy Willis
ISBN : 1523342935
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The first in a series of three novels in the Bar D-K Trilogy from master storyteller, Randy Willis...a novel about adventure, family, faith and the character of a man that touched generations. The son of a white man and Cherokee slave, Joseph Willis, gains his freedom and swims the mighty Mississippi on a mule. *Joseph Willis's life is a story of triumph over tragedy and victory over adversity! *He was born into slavery. His mother was Cherokee and his father a wealthy English plantation owner. *His family took him to court to deprive him of his inheritance (which would have made him the wealthiest plantation owner in all of Bladen County, North Carolina in 1776). *He fought as a Patriot in the Revolutionary War under the most colorful of all the American generals, Francis Marion, The Swamp Fox. *His first wife died in childbirth, and his second wife died only six years later, leaving him with five small children. *He crossed the mighty Mississippi River at Natchez at the peril of his own life, riding a mule! *He entered hostile Spanish-controlled Louisiana Territory, when the dreaded Code Noir (Black Code) was in effect. It forbade any Protestant ministers who came into the territory from preaching. *His life was threatened because of the message he brought to Spanish-controlled Louisiana! *His own denomination refused to ordain him because of his race. *Joseph Willis preached the first Gospel sermon by an Evangelical west of the Mississippi River. *After overcoming insurmountable obstacles, he blazed a trail for others for another half-century that changed American history. *His accomplishments are still felt today. *** www.ThreeWindsBlowing.com

Uncle Tom S Cabin

Author : Harriet Beecher Stowe
Genre : African Americans
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When I Was A Slave

Author : Norman R. Yetman
ISBN : 9780486111391
Genre : Literary Collections
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DIVMore than 2,000 former slaves provide first-person accounts in blunt, simple language about their lives in bondage. Illuminating, often startling information about southern life before, during, and after the Civil War. /div

No One Would Listen

Author : Harry Markopolos
ISBN : 0470625767
Genre : Business & Economics
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Harry Markopolos and his team of financial sleuths discuss first-hand how they cracked the Madoff Ponzi scheme No One Would Listen is the thrilling story of how the Harry Markopolos, a little-known number cruncher from a Boston equity derivatives firm, and his investigative team uncovered Bernie Madoff's scam years before it made headlines, and how they desperately tried to warn the government, the industry, and the financial press. Page by page, Markopolos details his pursuit of the greatest financial criminal in history, and reveals the massive fraud, governmental incompetence, and criminal collusion that has changed thousands of lives forever-as well as the world's financial system. The only book to tell the story of Madoff's scam and the SEC's failings by those who saw both first hand Describes how Madoff was enabled by investors and fiduciaries alike Discusses how the SEC missed the red flags raised by Markopolos Despite repeated written and verbal warnings to the SEC by Harry Markopolos, Bernie Madoff was allowed to continue his operations. No One Would Listen paints a vivid portrait of Markopolos and his determined team of financial sleuths, and what impact Madoff's scam will have on financial markets and regulation for decades to come.

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