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All on Fire: William Lloyd Garrison and the Abolition of Slavery (1998)

by Henry Mayer

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Widely acknowledged as the definitive history of the era, HenryMayer?s National Book Award finalist biography of WilliamLloyd Garrison brings to life one of the most significant Americanabolitionists. Extensively researched and exquisitely nuanced, thepolitical and social climate of Garrison?s times and hisachievements appear here in all their prophetic brilliance. ?Henry Mayer has written one of the best accounts we areever likely to have of how one man?s idealistic belief in thepossibility of moral regeneration and political transformation cameto be realized.... A monumental work of historicalbiography.??Michael Winston, Washington Post BookWorld… (more)
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Widely acknowledged as the definitive history of the era, HenryMayer?s National Book Award finalist biography of WilliamLloyd Garrison brings to life one of the most significant Americanabolitionists. Extensively researched and exquisitely nuanced, thepolitical and social climate of Garrison?s times and hisachievements appear here in all their prophetic brilliance. ?Henry Mayer has written one of the best accounts we areever likely to have of how one man?s idealistic belief in thepossibility of moral regeneration and political transformation cameto be realized.... A monumental work of historicalbiography.??Michael Winston, Washington Post BookWorld

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