SKU: 9780060930868 Category: Tag: Product ID: 67722


A triumph of the imagination and a masterpiece of modern storytelling, Cloudsplitter is narrated by the enigmatic Owen Brown, last surviving son of America’s most famous and still controversial political terrorist and martyr, John Brown. Deeply researched, brilliantly plotted, and peopled with a cast of unforgettable characters both historical and wholly invented, Cloudsplitter is dazzling in its re-creation of the political and social landscape of our history during the years before the Civil War, when slavery was tearing the country apart. But within this broader scope, Russell Banks has given us a riveting, suspenseful, heartbreaking narrative filled with intimate scenes of domestic life, of violence and action in battle, of romance and familial life and death that make the reader feel in astonishing ways what it is like to be alive in that time.

ISBN: 9780060930868
Publisher: Harper Perennial
Pub Date: 01/1999
Format: Paperback
Weight: 1.25lbs
Size: 8.03h x 5.37w x 1.81d

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Weight 1.25 lbs
Dimensions 8.03 × 5.37 × 1.81 in