St. Lawrence University


Banks, Russell, Cloudsplitter: a novel. New York: HarperFlamingo. 1998. Print


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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SPEC PS3552.A49 C57 1998

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