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John Brown's spy : the adventurous life and tragic confession of John E. Cook

Author: Steven Lubet
Publisher: New Haven : Yale University Press, [2012]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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John Brown's "Spy" tells the nearly unknown story of John E. Cook, the person John Brown trusted most with the details of his plans to capture the Harper's Ferry armoury in 1859.
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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: John E Cook; John Brown; John Brown; John E Cook; John E Cook; John E Cook; John Brown
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Steven Lubet
ISBN: 9780300180497 0300180497
OCLC Number: 785864718
Awards: Commended for Society of Midland Authors Award (Biography) 2013
Description: x, 325 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: Kansas --
Harper's Ferry --
Insurrection --
Escape --
Jailed --
Charlestown --
Confession --
Intrigues --
Defense --
Repentance --
Eternity --
Forgiveness.
Responsibility: Steven Lubet.

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"John Brown inspired millions as a martyr for liberty, but he convinced just twenty-one men to fight with him at Harper's Ferry. The most colorful and morally complex of them was John Cook-a lisping Read more...

 
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