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|Publication Date||Edition||Publisher||Physical Description||Availability|
|2013.||Riverhead Books||417 pages ; 24 cm|| |
|2014||First Riverhead trade paperback edition.||Riverhead Books||458 pages ; 21 cm|| |
|2013.||Large print edition.||Thorndike Press||641 p. (large print) ; 23 cm.|| |
Henry Shackleford is a young slave living in the Kansas Territory in 1857, when the region is a battleground between anti- and pro-slavery forces. When John Brown, the legendary abolitionist, arrives in the area, an argument between Brown and Henry's master quickly turns violent. Henry is forced to leave town - with Brown, who believes he's a girl. Over the ensuing months, Henry - whom Brown nicknames Little Onion - conceals his true identity as...
"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. Cloudsplitter vividly re-creates the antislavery movement of the 1840s and traces it through the brutal guerrilla warfare of Bloody Kansas, culminating in a powerful re-creation of Brown's insurrectionary raid on Harpers Ferry."--Publisher.