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The Resource Midnight rising : John Brown and raid that sparked the Civil War, Tony Horwitz, (large print)

Midnight rising : John Brown and raid that sparked the Civil War, Tony Horwitz, (large print)

Label
Midnight rising : John Brown and raid that sparked the Civil War
Title
Midnight rising
Title remainder
John Brown and raid that sparked the Civil War
Statement of responsibility
Tony Horwitz
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Plotted in secret, launched in the dark, John Brown's raid on Harpers Ferry was a pivotal moment in U. S. history. But few Americans know the true story of the men and women who launched a desperate strike at the slaveholding South. Now, Midnight Rising portrays Brown's uprising in vivid color, revealing a country on the brink of explosive conflict
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1958-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Horwitz, Tony
Dewey number
973.7/114
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
no index present
LC call number
E451
LC item number
.H77 2011b
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Thorndike Press large print nonfiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Harpers Ferry (W. Va.)
  • Brown, John
  • Abolitionists
  • Large type books
Label
Midnight rising : John Brown and raid that sparked the Civil War, Tony Horwitz, (large print)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • "Unabridged"--T.p. verso
  • Originally published: New York : Henry Holt and Co., 2011
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 639-646)
Contents
Prologue: October 16, 1859 -- pt. 1. The road to Harpers Ferry -- School of adversity -- I consecrate my life -- A warlike spirit -- First blood -- Secret service -- This spark of fire -- pt. 2. Into Africa -- My invisibles -- Into the breach -- I am nearly disposed of now -- pt. 3. They will Brown us all -- His despised poor -- A full fountain of bedlam -- So let it be done -- Dissevering the ties that bind us -- Epilogue: Immortal raiders
Control code
ocn741549582
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
Large print ed.
Extent
661 p. (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781410441867
Isbn Type
(lg. print)
Lccn
2011032066
Other physical details
ill., map
System control number
(OCoLC)741549582
Label
Midnight rising : John Brown and raid that sparked the Civil War, Tony Horwitz, (large print)
Publication
Note
  • "Unabridged"--T.p. verso
  • Originally published: New York : Henry Holt and Co., 2011
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 639-646)
Contents
Prologue: October 16, 1859 -- pt. 1. The road to Harpers Ferry -- School of adversity -- I consecrate my life -- A warlike spirit -- First blood -- Secret service -- This spark of fire -- pt. 2. Into Africa -- My invisibles -- Into the breach -- I am nearly disposed of now -- pt. 3. They will Brown us all -- His despised poor -- A full fountain of bedlam -- So let it be done -- Dissevering the ties that bind us -- Epilogue: Immortal raiders
Control code
ocn741549582
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
Large print ed.
Extent
661 p. (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781410441867
Isbn Type
(lg. print)
Lccn
2011032066
Other physical details
ill., map
System control number
(OCoLC)741549582

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