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Jefferson Morley
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Jefferson Morley is the D.C. editor of Salon. He has worked as an editor and reporter at The Washington Post, The Nation, The New Republic, and Harper’s.

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Snow-Storm in August
The Struggle for American Freedom and Washington's Race Riot of 1835
Written by Jefferson Morley


Format: Trade Paperback, 368 pages
Publisher: Anchor
On Sale: April 9, 2013
Price: $16.00

In 1835, the city of Washington simmered with racial tension as newly freed African Americans from the South poured in, outnumbering slaves for the first time. Among the enslaved was nineteen-year-old Arthur Bowen, who stumbled home drunkenly one night, picked up an axe, and threatened his owner, respected socialite Anna Thornton... Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a hardcover.

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Snow-Storm in August
Washington City, Francis Scott Key, and the Forgotten Race Riot of 1835
Written by Jefferson Morley


Format: Hardcover, 352 pages
Publisher: Nan A. Talese
On Sale: July 3, 2012
Price: $28.95

How the 19th Century struggle against slavery erupted in Washington DC, thrusting the ambitious District Attorney Francis Scott Key into a uniquely American battle for justice.

In 1835, the city of Washington pulsed with change. As newly freed African Americans from the South poured in, free blacks outnumbered slaves for the first... Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a trade paperback.

Snow-Storm in August
Washington City, Francis Scott Key, and the Forgotten Race Riot of 1835
Written by Jefferson Morley


Format: eBook, 352 pages
Publisher: Anchor
On Sale: July 3, 2012
Price: $11.99

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Also available as a hardcover and a trade paperback.
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