Story is very well told and sad.
It's good to know that you can always find some good people who are willing to help when they see evil, especially when it is accepted as the norm.
Solomon tells a great story about how he was kidnapped into slavery and the conditions he and other slaves were forced to endure.
I like thee book but am ashamed of the story What a day place Americans faced during this time. It is a shame we are not farther along in this day and age in dealing with the... Read morePublished 8 days ago by G Galante
Knowing that this is a true story made it difficult for me to continue reading but you hope for a "happy ending". It is joyful that the enslaved people kept their faith in God. Read morePublished 9 days ago by Kathy Keith
This book was every emotional and and educational I never would have thought one human being could be so brutal to another. Read morePublished 9 days ago by Gloria Hanna
When Solomon Northup, born a free black man in New York, goes looking for work to support his wife and family, he finds himself captured by men from a circus because he could... Read morePublished 10 days ago by Retired Reader
Very powerful story that teaches not only the horrors of slavery, but the power of good will and perseverance.Published 12 days ago by Michael Roome
The use of the language in this story is haunting. The words are so striking, so meticulous that leaves one speechlessPublished 13 days ago by twobadoor1
Riveting and at the same time deeply disturbing that one human can treat another in this manner.Published 15 days ago by BethAnn