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The Resource Midnight rising : John Brown and raid that sparked the Civil War, by Tony Horwitz

Midnight rising : John Brown and raid that sparked the Civil War, by Tony Horwitz

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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
by Tony Horwitz
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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
Summary
Chronicles the 1859 raid by radical abolitionist John Brown on Harpers Ferry, revealing how his acts, deemed terrorism by the South, prompted a counterattack by Robert E. Lee and galvanized Northern supporters during Lincoln's election campaign
Tone
Writing style
Award
  • Library Journal Best Books, 2011.
  • New York Times Notable Book 2011
Biography type
contains biographical information
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10009710
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
973.7/114
Index
no index present
LC call number
E451
LC item number
.H77 2011b
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1200
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
Target audience
adult
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John Brown and the raid that sparked the Civil War
Label
Midnight rising : John Brown and raid that sparked the Civil War, by Tony Horwitz
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Publication
Copyright
Note
  • "Unabridged"--title page verso
  • Originally published: New York : Henry Holt and Co., 2011
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
5532904
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
661 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781410441867
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2011032066
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn741549582
  • (OCoLC)741549582
Label
Midnight rising : John Brown and raid that sparked the Civil War, by Tony Horwitz
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • "Unabridged"--title page verso
  • Originally published: New York : Henry Holt and Co., 2011
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
5532904
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
661 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781410441867
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2011032066
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn741549582
  • (OCoLC)741549582

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