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John Brown : one man against slavery

Author: Gwen Everett; Jacob Lawrence; Dennis E Frye; Ellen Sharp
Publisher: New York : Rizzoli, 1993
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Fiction : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The views of the controversial abolitionist John Brown and the events leading up to his ill-fated attack on the arsenal at Harpers Ferry are described through the eyes of Brown's daughter, Annie.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile fiction
Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile fiction
Biography Juvenile literature
Named Person: Annie Brown Adams; John Brown; Frederick Douglass; John Brown; John Brown
Material Type: Biography, Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gwen Everett; Jacob Lawrence; Dennis E Frye; Ellen Sharp
ISBN: 0847817024 9780847817023
OCLC Number: 27267568
Notes: Factual information presented in a fictional narrative.
Includes a brief history of Harpers Ferry by Dennis E. Fry, Chief Historian, Harpers Ferry National Historic Park, and a brief biography of Jacob Lawrence by Ellen Sharp, Curator of Graphic Arts, The Detroit Institute of Arts (pages 30-31).
"Editor's note: Jacob Lawrence executed the John Brown series in gouache on paper. The dimensions of his paintings are either 13 5/8 x 19 13/16 or 19 13/16 x 13 5/8 inches, depending on their formats. Sixteen of the series' twenty-two paintings are featured here ..."--Colophon.
Description: 32 pages : color illustrations ; 28 cm
Responsibility: by Gwen Everett ; paintings by Jacob Lawrence.

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