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The Resource Twelve years a slave : an autobiography of Solomon Northup : the bombshell book that helped ignite the American Civil War, [with Sue Eakin]

Twelve years a slave : an autobiography of Solomon Northup : the bombshell book that helped ignite the American Civil War, [with Sue Eakin]

Label
Twelve years a slave : an autobiography of Solomon Northup : the bombshell book that helped ignite the American Civil War
Title
Twelve years a slave
Title remainder
an autobiography of Solomon Northup : the bombshell book that helped ignite the American Civil War
Statement of responsibility
[with Sue Eakin]
Title variation
12 years a slave
Creator
Contributor
Narrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In this true story narrated by Academy Award winner Louis Gossett, Jr, the listener is transported to 1840s New York, Louisiana, and Washington, DC, to experience the kidnapping and twelve-year bondage of Solomon Northup, a free man of color. Published in 1853, this account was a bombshell in the national debate over slavery leading up to the Civil War and helped tilt public opinion in favor of abolition
Accompanying matter
  • libretto or text
  • other
Cataloging source
BLACP
Credits note
produced by Frank Eakin ; directed by Casey Kelly
Dewey number
  • 306.3/62092
  • B
Form of composition
not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
LC call number
E444
LC item number
.N87 2013ab
Literary text for sound recordings
biography
Music parts
not applicable
PerformerNote
Performed by Louis Gossett, Jr
Transposition and arrangement
not applicable
Label
Twelve years a slave : an autobiography of Solomon Northup : the bombshell book that helped ignite the American Civil War, [with Sue Eakin]
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Title from container
  • PDF file is a map of Bayou Boeuf Country, prepared in connection with the book
  • "Tracks Every 3 Minutes."
  • Duration: 8:00:00
Accompanying material
1 CD-ROM.
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier category code
sd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
1524683
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Extent
7 audio discs (approximately 8 hr.)
Form of item
direct electronic
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781482916195
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
plastic with metal
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
s
Other physical details
digital
Publisher number
Z7787
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1524683
  • (Sirsi) 1524683
  • (OCoLC)839685049
System details
Compact discs. 7 sound discs, 1 CD-ROM with a PDF file, which can be accessed using Adobe Acrobat Reader
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
Twelve years a slave : an autobiography of Solomon Northup : the bombshell book that helped ignite the American Civil War, [with Sue Eakin]
Publication
Note
  • Title from container
  • PDF file is a map of Bayou Boeuf Country, prepared in connection with the book
  • "Tracks Every 3 Minutes."
  • Duration: 8:00:00
Accompanying material
1 CD-ROM.
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier category code
sd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
1524683
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Extent
7 audio discs (approximately 8 hr.)
Form of item
direct electronic
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781482916195
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
plastic with metal
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
s
Other physical details
digital
Publisher number
Z7787
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1524683
  • (Sirsi) 1524683
  • (OCoLC)839685049
System details
Compact discs. 7 sound discs, 1 CD-ROM with a PDF file, which can be accessed using Adobe Acrobat Reader
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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