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Books Books 1 - 10 of about 13 related to The Man Who Tried to Burn New York.   

When Oberlin was King of the Gridiron: The Heisman Years

Nat Brandt - Education - 2001 - 230 pages
"Nat Brandt looks back at Oberlin's "glory days" on the football field in When Oberlin Was King of the Gridiron: The Heisman Years. Brandt traces the origins of football at ...
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In the Shadow of the Civil War: Passmore Williamson and the Rescue of Jane ...

Nat Brandt, Yanna Brandt - History - 2007 - 216 pages
Six years before the onset of the Civil War, two courageous figures - one a free white man and one an enslaved black woman - risked personal liberty to ensure each other's ...
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A death in Bulloch Parish

Nat Brandt, Yanna Brandt - Fiction - 1993 - 222 pages
When journalism professor Mitch Stevens attempts to finish a book started by his recently deceased mentor, Tom Cantwell, the veteran newsman discovers that Cantwell's death may ...
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The Town That Started the Civil War

Nat Brandt - History - 1990 - 315 pages
Recounts how the pro-abolitionist people of Oberlin, Ohio rescued a man from slave hunters in 1858 and the subsequent trial of the leaders of the rescuers
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Mr. Tubbs' Civil War

Nat Brandt, Charles Tubbs - Biography & Autobiography - 1996 - 250 pages
Material from more than 175 letters that Tubbs received from the seventeen friends who fought for the Union. The young soldiers vividly communicate the camaraderie of camp life ...
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Harlem at War: The Black Experience in WWII

Nat Brandt - Biography & Autobiography - 1996 - 277 pages
A dramatized recreation of one of the most momentous race riots in American history. The book recreates the desolation of black communities during World War II, and examines ...
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Massacre in Shansi

Nat Brandt - History - 1999 - 364 pages
The eighteen missionaries who traveled to Shansi were dedicated, pious, hard-working clerics. Ernest Atwater; the young minister Francis Ward Davis and his wife Lydia; Charles ...
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Con Brio: Four Russians Called the Budapest String Quartet

Nat Brandt - Music - 2000 - 308 pages
A 1959 New Yorker profile captured the inspired risk-taking and raw creative spark of a Budapest String Quartet rehearsal: "Sasha leaped from his chair and with violin held ...
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The congressman who got away with murder

Nat Brandt - Biography & Autobiography - 1991 - 261 pages
Recounts how a murder trial led to the first successful use of the temporary insanity plea, when Congressman Sickles was acquitted for shooting District Attorney Philip Barton ...
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