By Charles Rappleye. ISBN-13: 978-0-7432-6687-1. Copyright 2006. Hardcover with 400 pages including index and notes on sources.
Winner of the 2007 George Washington Book Prize.
The dual biography of John and Moses Brown, two classic American archetypes bound by blood yet divided by the specter of more than half a million Africans enslaved throughout the colonies. Their story spans a century teeming with radicals and reactionaries, visionaries, spies, and salty sea captains.