Contributor biographical information for John Brown, abolitionist : the man who killed slavery, sparked the Civil War, and seeded civil rights / David S. Reynolds.

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David S. Reynolds is Distinguished Professor of English and American Studies at the Graduate Center and Baruch College of the City University of New York. He is the author of Walt Whitman’s America, which won the Bancroft Prize, the Ambassador Book Award, and was a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award, and of Beneath the American Renaissance, which won Phi Beta Kappa’s Christian Gauss Award. He lives on Long Island, New York.

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Brown, John, -- 1800-1859.
Abolitionists -- United States -- Biography.
Antislavery movements -- United States -- History -- 19th century.