"Twelve Years a Slave (1853; sub-title: 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), by Solomon Northup as told to David Wilson, is a memoir and slave narrative of an American black man who was born free in New York state but kidnapped in Washington, D.C., sold into slavery and kept in bondage for 12 years in Louisiana before the American Civil War. He provided details of slave markets in Washington, D.C. and New Orleans, as well as describing at length cotton and sugar cultivation on major plantations in Louisiana"
Wiki http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Twelve_Years_a_Slave

I can't say enough about how profoundly moving this novel is. If you have the chance to read it, I recommend it, highly.

The art piece, which I adore and really wanted to be the center of the set, is Taking a Break.

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fabulous set! i don't think i'll be able to watch the movie.

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Thanks so much, yes, the art grabbed me when I first saw it @tarakaypoly

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The art is amazing. I definitely will add this one to my reading list. Great set!

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Thank u, I'm much more enamored w the art than the fashion in this set , thanks for the kind comment @jojona-1


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