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Friends of APL Book Review - The War Before the War

  • Presented By: Albany Public Library Location: Albany Public Library 161 Washington Avenue, Albany, NY 12210 Albany, NY 12210
  • Dates: July 23, 2019
  • Time: 12:15 PM to 1:30 PM
  • Price: Free
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    John McGuire reviews The War Before the War: Fugitive Slaves and the Struggle for America’s Soul from the Revolution to the Civil War by Andrew Delbanco. This nonfiction book is a “well-documented and valuable work [that] makes clear how slavery shaped the early American experience with effects that reverberate today,” according to Publisher’s Weekly.

    John McGuire is a professor of history at Siena College.

    The Friends of Albany Public Library host regular book reviews, author talks, and special presentations every Tuesday at 12:15 pm at the Washington Ave. Branch. (https://albanypubliclibrary.libcal.com/event/4809318?hs=a)

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