Books tagged: john brown

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The Yankee Problem: An American Dilemma
Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 34,880. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2016 by Shotwell Publishing LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America
The Southern people warned others about the radical utopians of New England, and even went to war to get away from them, but to no avail. Now all Americans, not just Southerners, are subject to the whims of “those people” and their never ending mission to recreate, not only America, but the entire world in their bizarre, sanctimonious image.
John Brown and the Last Train
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 9,850. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
This is the story of John Brown's last raid on Missouri slave farms and the transport of captured slaves to freedom in Canada. Told in the words of the slaves, this historic fiction is richly illustrated and contains several historic sidebars.
Firebrand
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 32,010. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2016 by Quindaro Press. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical, Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
1848. The Bondi family is leaving for a better life in America. But 15-year-old Anschl doesn’t want to go. He’s found his life’s purpose in Vienna, fighting on the barricades against a tyrant king. But Anschl is about to confront an even more monstrous evil in his adopted land — slavery — and the fight will take him to Kansas and the army of the notorious John Brown. Based on a true story.
Let’s Promote History and Liberty
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 7,770. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
This anthology contains the following previously published works: Let's Use Free Speech to Define Heroism Let's Use Free Speech to Advance Liberation and Justice Let's Use Free Speech to Praise John Brown
John Brown Sparked The Civil War In Kansas
Price: Free! Words: 28,110. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
American history portrays abolitionist John Brown as a madman, insane killer, and vicious fanatic. Brown’s legendary status was birthed during the Bleeding Kansas Civil War. Historians' rigid narratives fail to capture the passions of John Brown the man, father, husband, and the friend. This novel puts the reader by John Brown's side as he and his sons navigate his tortuous Kansas years.
A Country without Memory
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 62,090. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
This work interweaves historical essays into a personal narrative of the American road. The author drove from Seattle to the East Coast, seeking out places related to the history of racial relations. In the spirit of Howard Zinn, this work will satisfy those exasperated with common portrayals of history.
The House at Harpers Ferry
Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 2,960. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
Jimmy had always been intrigued by the outline of a missing house imprinted on the end of its former neighbor. Why not paint it in? Why was the yard fenced so as to stop anyone looking inside? Why did the maple wear its fiery autumn foliage year round? These were just passing questions until he tried to climb the tree to see beyong the fence.. then it got personal.
Obscure Stories of the Civil War
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 58,110. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
This collection of short stories narrates the history of obscure and fascinating Civil War events.
Fort Warren: New England's Most Historic Civil War Site
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 22,840. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
Fort Warren was started in 1833 on Georges Island to protect the City of Boston. It was first occupied at the start of the Civil War. The government soon utilized the fort as a prison for Confederate military and political prisoners. The book includes stories about the Trent Affair, the writing of the John Brown song, escapes, executions and the famous Legend of the Ghost of the Lady in Black.