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Title The insurrectionist : a novel / Herb Karl.
Author Karl, Herb.
Publication Chicago, Illinois : Academy Chicago Publishers, [2017]
Description 1 online resource.
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Contents Front Cover; Title Page; Half Title; Copyright; Dedication; A Note to the Reader; The Backstory; Chapter 1 ; Chapter 2; Chapter 3; Chapter 4; Chapter 5; Chapter 6; Chapter 7; Chapter 8; Chapter 9; Chapter 10; Chapter 11; Chapter 12; Chapter 13; Chapter 14; Chapter 15; Chapter 16; Chapter 17; Chapter 18; Chapter 19; Chapter 20; Chapter 21; Chapter 22; Chapter 23; Chapter 24; Epilogue; Acknowledgments; Back Cover
Summary "A compelling historical novel, The Insurrectionist follows the militant abolitionist John Brown from his involvement in Bleeding Kansas to the invasion of Harpers Ferry and the dramatic conclusion of his subsequent trial. Meticulous historical detail blends with dramatic personal descriptions to reveal critical episodes in Brown's life, illuminating his character and the motives that led up to the Harpers Ferry invasion, giving readers a complete picture of the man who has too often been dismissed as hopelessly fanatical. Brown's friendship with Frederick Douglass and their ongoing debate on how to end slavery, his devoted family who stands by him despite the danger, and his struggles to secure funding and political favor for his cause against deeply entrenched politicians, makes for a surprisingly contemporary story of family, passion, race, and politics"-- Provided by publisher.
"A fictionalized account of militant abolitionist John Brown's three-year war on slavery, from his involvement in "Bleeding Kansas" to the invasion of Harpers Ferry"-- Provided by publisher.
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Subject Brown, John, 1800-1859 -- Fiction.
Brown, John, 1800-1859. (OCoLC)fst00034505
John Brown's Raid (Harpers Ferry, West Virginia : 1859) (OCoLC)fst01353470
Abolitionists -- United States -- Fiction.
Antislavery movements -- United States -- History -- 19th century -- Fiction.
Abolitionists. (OCoLC)fst00794478
Antislavery movements. (OCoLC)fst00810800
FICTION / General.
FICTION / Historical.
Harpers Ferry (W. Va.) -- History -- John Brown's Raid, 1859 -- Fiction.
Kansas -- History -- 1854-1861 -- Fiction.
Kansas. (OCoLC)fst01204323
United States. (OCoLC)fst01204155
West Virginia -- Harpers Ferry. (OCoLC)fst01212444
Genre Electronic books.
Biographical fiction.
Fiction. (OCoLC)fst01423787
Historical fiction.
History. (OCoLC)fst01411628
Addl. Author OverDrive, Inc.
Related To Print version: Karl, Herb, author. Insurrectionist Chicago, Illinois : Academy Chicago Publishers, [2017] 9781613736333 (DLC) 2016037879
ISBN 1613736355 (electronic bk.)
1613736363 (electronic bk.)
9781613736357 (electronic bk.)
9781613736364 (electronic bk.)

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