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Snow-Storm in August (Digital Audiobook)

Washington City, Francis Scott Key, and the Forgotten Race Riot of 1835

By Jefferson Morley, Peter Jay Fernandez (Narrator)

Publication Date: July 2, 2012

Other Editions of This Title:
Paperback (4/9/2013)
Hardcover (7/3/2012)

Description

Editor and investigative reporter Jefferson Morley has been widely published in national periodicals and is the author of the critically acclaimed nonfiction work Our Man in Mexico. An eye-opening look at Washington's first race riot, Snow-Storm in August also offers revealing profiles of Arthur Bowen, the slave blamed for the riot, and ''Star Spangled Banner'' lyricist Francis Scott Key, a defender of slavery who sought capital punishment for Bowen.