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The road to Harpers Ferry.

Author: J C Furnas
Publisher: New York, W. Sloane Associates, 1959.
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The story of John Brown and the "Secret Six", influential Americans who supported him in the raid of Harpers Ferry, told against a background of the African slave trade.
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Furnas, J.C. (Joseph Chamberlain), 1905-2001.
Road to Harpers Ferry.
New York, W. Sloane Associates, 1959
(OCoLC)707604366
Named Person: John Brown; John Brown
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: J C Furnas
OCLC Number: 427168
Description: 477 pages illustrations 22 cm
Contents: The blown trumpet --
Sunny fountains --
The middle passage --
U.S.S. Frustration --
The curse of cane --
The Spartacus complex --
A man and a brother --
The Secret Six.

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The story of John Brown and the "Secret Six", influential Americans who supported him in the raid of Harpers Ferry, told against a background of the African slave trade.

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