“James Horn has put together an incredible lost history of an important figure whose life decided the future of America and all that has entailed since.”
Even the most obscure events in history have their own story to tell for posterity’s edification.
Almanac is an inviting, almost cozy word. For example, The Old Farmer’s Almanac evokes a folksy image of sitting by the fireside planning spring planting.
The tale and toll of man’s inhumanity to man is a long, complex, and tragic one, especially when it comes to bondage, slavery, involuntary servitude—call it what you like.
“. . . should be required reading for anyone seeking insider insight . . .”
(Viking Press, May 4, 2010.