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The insurrectionist: A Novel

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"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"--
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subject_facetAbolitionists -- United States -- Fiction
Antislavery movements -- United States -- History -- 19th century -- Fiction
Biographical fiction
Brown, John, -- 1800-1859 -- Fiction
Electronic books
Harpers Ferry (W. Va.) -- History -- John Brown's Raid, 1859 -- Fiction
Historical fiction
Kansas -- History -- 1854-1861 -- Fiction
title_displayThe insurrectionist : a novel
title_fullInsurrectionist : A Novel / Herb Karl
The Insurrectionist A Novel
The insurrectionist : a novel / Herb Karl
The insurrectionist : a novel [electronic resource] / Herb Karl
title_shortThe insurrectionist
title_subA Novel
topic_facetAbolitionists
Antislavery movements
Brown, John
Electronic books
Fiction
Historical Fiction
History