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Cloudsplitter : a novel

Author: Russell Banks
Publisher: New York, NY : HarperFlamingo, ©1998.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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A novel on John Brown, the slavery abolitionist, narrated by one of his 20 children. The narrator is his son Owen, who fought at his father's side and he tells the story in a series of letters to a biographer. Owen describes his father as a loving family man and provides insight into Brown's motives for becoming an abolitionist, including business failures.
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Genre/Form: Historical fiction
Romans, nouvelles, etc
Named Person: John Brown; John Brown
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Russell Banks
ISBN: 0060168609 9780060168605
OCLC Number: 37024178
Description: 758 p. ; 25 cm.
Responsibility: Russell Banks.
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A novel on John Brown, the slavery abolitionist, narrated by one of his 20 children. The narrator is his son Owen, who fought at his father's side and he tells the story in a series of letters to a biographer. Owen describes his father as a loving family man and provides insight into Brown's motives for becoming an abolitionist, including business failures.

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