John Brown and the Raid That Sparked the Civil War
By Tony Horwitz
(Thorndike Press, Hardcover, Large Print, 9781410441867, 661pp.)
Publication Date: October 2011
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John Brown, the man who led the 1859 raid on Harpers Ferry, Va., may be among the most polarizing figures in American history. To some, he's a traitor and terrorist; to others, he's a hero. Tony Horwitz discusses his book Midnight Rising: John Brown and the Raid That Sparked the Civil War. More at NPR.org
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