The most famous man in America :the biography of Henry Ward Beecher /Debby Applegate.

Collection Type

  • Books and periodicals

GUSN

GUSN-288823

Description

ix, 529 p., [16] p. of plates : ill., map ; 25 cm., Presents the life of the nineteenth century orator, noted for his support of the abolition of slavery and the suffrage of women, as well as his friendships with some of the century's most famous writers such as Henry Thoreau, Mark Twain, and Walt Whitman.

Details

Descriptive Terms

Congregational churches Clergy
Clergy

Originator

Applegate, Debby.

Publication

New York : Doubleday

Description

ix, 529 p., [16] p. of plates : ill., map ; 25 cm.
Presents the life of the nineteenth century orator, noted for his support of the abolition of slavery and the suffrage of women, as well as his friendships with some of the century's most famous writers such as Henry Thoreau, Mark Twain, and Walt Whitman.

Notes

Pg. 9 features Historic New England image of Edna Dean Proctor.
Pg. 11 features Historic New England image of Henry Chandler Bowen.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 495-503) and index.

ISBN

0385513968
9780385513968

Call Number

Stacks BX7260.B3 A67 2006

Other People and Orgs

Beecher, Henry Ward, 1813-1887.
Beecher, Henry Ward.

Material Type

Biography.

Places

United States

Edition

1st ed.