Spying on the South: An Odyssey Across the American Divide

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"The author retraces Frederick Law Olmsted's journey across the American South in the 1850s, on the eve of the Civil War. Olmsted roamed eleven states and six thousand miles, and the New York Times published his dispatches about slavery and its defenders. More than 150 years later, Tony Horwitz followed Olmsted's route, and whenever possible his mode of transport--rail, riverboats, in the saddle--through Appalachia, down the Ohio and Mississippi, through Kentucky, Tennessee, Louisiana, and across Texas to the Rio Grande, ...

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Spying on the South: An Odyssey Across the American Divide
2019, Penguin Press

ISBN-13: 9781101980286

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Spying on the South: An Odyssey Across the American Divide
2019, Penguin Audiobooks

ISBN-13: 9781984888648

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