A Volcano Beneath the Snow: John Brown’s War Against Slavery

By Albert Marrin

Library edition with trade jacket added

Publisher Random House Imprint Knopf ISBN


Awards and Honors <i>Booklist</i> 2014 Top 10 Books for Youth, Biography; <i>SLJ</i> Best Books 2014, Nonfiction; <i>Booklist</i> Editors’ Choice 2014, Nonfiction, Older Readers

A Volcano Beneath the Snow: John Brown’s War Against Slavery

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Language: Mild Language,Language: Racial or Ethnic Epithet/Slur,Violence: Mild Violence,Violence: Strong Violence

John Brown believed it was God’s will that he use violence to end slavery. His final act, the raid on Harpers Ferry, pushed the United States toward Civil War. Source notes. Further reading. Index. Black-and-white photgraphs and period illustrations.
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