By David Wilson,Solomon Northup,Michelle M. Haas

due to the fact that 1853, Solomon Northup has been credited as being the writer of
the autobiographical slave narrative, Twelve Years A Slave. His identify became
a loved ones be aware back within the twenty first century with the discharge of the
award-winning movie of a similar identify. His booklet is hailed because the most
authentic account of Southern slavery to be had to readers. yet what if it
isn’t?

Was Solomon Northup truly born a unfastened man?
Was he a player in his personal kidnapping?
Did he quite witness the savage violence depicted within the book?
Were the opposite characters genuine people?
Did he go back to manhattan and weave his reports right into a book?
Who was once David Wilson?

Several years of fact-checking each line of Twelve Years, in addition to David
Wilson’s different books, has led historic researcher Michelle Haas to some
dramatic new solutions to questions like those. this is the total textual content, with
annotations all through and again tales on all the characters—even
the villains different historians have overlooked. this can be the tale of Twelve Years
a Slave, and of David Wilson, the fellow who relatively wrote it into history.

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