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5.0 out of 5 stars When All Else Fails, Only Hope Remains
The cruelty of the human race never fails to amaze me. I have no doubt that Solomon Northup's narrative is as accurate as it can be, but the content of this book is truly shocking. This glimpse into African American enslavement is one of horror and shows just how brutal man can be to his fellows.

Solomon is captured and enslaved against his will, removed from...
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1.0 out of 5 stars Good book, poor edition
This is a fascinating book, but this edition is a hard copy of an e-book edition from Digireads.com, and like many ebooks it's full of typing errors. Some are so bad you can't even guess what the word is even meant to be, and the frequency of errors starts to grate after the first couple of chapters. I have decided to throw it away and buy a good, honest, old-school...
Published on 10 Mar 2011 by Richard75


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5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars, 23 Aug 2014
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Brilliant book
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5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars, 3 Aug 2014
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Excellent read
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5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars, 14 Aug 2014
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A must read,
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4.0 out of 5 stars Four Stars, 1 Aug 2014
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good reading
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3.0 out of 5 stars Good service, 21 Mar 2014
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Good service and no problems. Not yet read the book.
I do not have any more words to offer. I'm getting fed up now.
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1.0 out of 5 stars Unbelievable, 22 Feb 2014
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Found this a hard book to get into. The story of slavery is hard to digest and this book should perhaps be read in schools so it's not forgotten.
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3.0 out of 5 stars JO, 19 Feb 2014
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Finding this difficult reading, i keep picking it up and putting it down. Will try again as i am interested in the subject
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2.0 out of 5 stars dont bother see the film, 5 Feb 2014
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didnt understand half the words used. very southern american. No idea what certain things meant when describing machinery.Dont waste your money
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5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars, 6 Oct 2014
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A good read
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5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars, 30 July 2014
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Great book!
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