The Approaching Fury by Stephen B. Oates
Voices of the Storm, 1820-1861

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An award-winning historian tells the story of the approach of the Civil War through the voices of thirteen principal figures, from Abraham Lincoln to Frederick Douglass, exploring the different perceptions they had of the reasons for war.
 

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Stephen B. Oates is the author of sixteen books, inc " Stephen B. Oates is the author of sixteen books, including "The Approaching Fury; With Malice Toward None: A Lifluding "The Approaching Fury; With Malice Toward None: A Life of Abraham Lincoln " and " Let the Trumpet Sound: A Life oe of Abraham Lincoln " and " Let the Trumpet Sound: A Life of Martin Luther King, Jr., " the latter two books winning, rf Martin Luther King, Jr., " the latter two books winning, respectively, the Christopher Award and the Robert F. Kennedyespectively, the Christopher Award and the Robert F. Kennedy Memorial Book Award. They have been translated into several Memorial Book Award. They have been translated into several languages.Oates was a consultant and "talking head" in K languages.Oates was a consultant and "talking head" in Ken Burns's "Civil War " series on PBS, and is a recipient ofen Burns's "Civil War " series on PBS, and is a recipient of the Nevins-Freeman Award of the Chicago Civil War Round Tab the Nevins-Freeman Award of the Chicago Civil War Round Table for lifetime achievement in the field of Civil War studiele for lifetime achievement in the field of Civil War studies. A teacher at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, hes. A teacher at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, he is now writing the concluding book of the Voices of Storm t is now writing the concluding book of the Voices of Storm trilogy, about the years of Reconstruction, 1865-1877. rilogy, about the years of Reconstruction, 1865-1877.
 
Published February 1, 1997 by Harpercollins. 512 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, History, War. Non-fiction

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Oates has some wonderfully colorful, eloquent, and dramatic characters to work with, plus 40 years of action in which dramatic tension builds inexorably toward the monumental climax of the Civil War.

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Oates, biographer of Lincoln (With Malice Toward None) and Martin Luther King Jr. (Let the Trumpet Sound), traces the 40-year buildup to the American Civil War through 72 dramatic monologues attribute

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