Fiery Vision: The Life and Death of John Brown
FIERY VISION: The Life and Death of JohnBrown.ll.by photographs. ISBN 0-59047574-6. New York: Scholastic, 1997. 230 pp. $15.95. The life of abolitionist John Brown, who led an unsuccessful raid on the federal arsenal in Harper’s Ferry, and who was later hanged for the insurrection, is faithfully recorded here. The author presents a compelling chronicle of a tumultuous era in the United States, giving equal attention to the viewpoints of slave owners, freed salves and abolitionists. Ages 10 up.-E.G.
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