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Snow-storm in August : the struggle for American freedom and Washington's race riot of 1835

Author: Jefferson Morley
Publisher: New York : Anchor Books : A Division of Random House, Inc., 2013. ©2012
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First Anchor Books edition
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Portrays how the 19th century struggle against slavery erupted in Washington DC, thrusting the ambitious District Attorney Francis Scott Key into a uniquely American battle for justice.
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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: Francis Scott Key; Arthur Bowen; Anna Maria Brodeau Thornton; Arthur Bowen; Francis Scott Key; Anna Maria Brodeau Thornton
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jefferson Morley
ISBN: 9780307477484 0307477487
OCLC Number: 847654664
Notes: "April 2013"--Title page verso.
Description: xii, 334 pages : illustrations, map ; 21 cm.
Contents: Author's note --
I. The discipline of Epicurus --
II. Frank's song --
III. Anna and Arthur --
IV. The perilous fight --
V. The trials of Arthur Bowen --
VI. A dark and mysterious providence --
VII. The epicurean recess --
Epilogue --
Postscript: Who --
Postscript: Where --
Appendix: Beverly Snow's menu --
Acknowledgments --
Notes --
Bibliography --
Illustration credits --
Index.
Responsibility: Jefferson Morley.

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Portrays how the 19th century struggle against slavery erupted in Washington DC, thrusting the ambitious District Attorney Francis Scott Key into a uniquely American battle for justice.

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