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Spying on the South : an odyssey across the American divide

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"The author retraces Frederick Law Olmsted's journey across the American South in the 1850s, on the eve of the Civil War. Olmsted roamed eleven states and six thousand miles, and the New York Times published his dispatches about slavery and its defenders. More than 150 years later, Tony Horwitz followed Olmsted's route, and whenever possible his mode of transport--rail, riverboats, in the saddle--through Appalachia, down the Ohio and Mississippi, through Kentucky, Tennessee, Louisiana, and across Texas to the Rio Grande, discovering and reporting on vestiges of what Olmsted called the Cotton Kingdom"--

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Macedon Public Library 917.50 HOR (Text)
Adult New Nonfiction
52121300725372
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This copy is new and can only be picked up at this library.
Victor Farmington Library 917.5 HOR (Text)
Adult New Materials
52128300878937
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Warsaw Public Library 917.504 HOR (Text)
Adult Nonfiction
52151300325386
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