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The Fiery Trial: Abraham Lincoln and American Slavery (Compact Disc)

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From a master historian, the story of Abraham Lincoln's-and the nation's-transformation through the crucible of slavery and emancipation.

About the Author

Eric Foner is the DeWitt Clinton Professor of History at Columbia University, where he earned his B.A. and Ph.D. He has written a number of books on the Civil War and Reconstruction, slavery, and nineteenth-century America, including Forever Free and Free Soil, Free Labor, Free Men. His Reconstruction: America's Unfinished Revolution, 1863-1877 won the Bancroft, Parkman, and Los Angeles Times Book Prizes and remains the standard history of the period. In 2006, Eric received the Presidential Award for Outstanding Teaching at Columbia University. He has served as president of the Organization of American Historians, the American Historical Association, and the Society of American Historians. Norman Dietz is a writer, an actor, and a solo performer. Since 1962, he has toured coast to coast, presenting his work before audiences all over the United States and Canada. He is the author of the comic novel Nailing It, as well as Fables & Vaudevilles & Plays and The Lifeguard and the Mermaid, collections of his work for the stage. Norman has also performed frequently on radio and television, and he has recorded over 150 audiobooks, many of which have earned him awards from AudioFile magazine, the ALA, and Publishers Weekly. Additionally, AudioFile named Norman one of the Best Voices of the Century. He lives in Lancaster, Pennsylvania.

Praise for The Fiery Trial: Abraham Lincoln and American Slavery…

"[A] searching portrait." ---Publishers Weekly

Product Details ISBN-10: 1400149606
ISBN-13: 9781400149605
Published: Tantor Media, 10/01/2010
Language: English