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Adam Goodheart
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Adam Goodheart is a historian, essayist, and journalist. His articles have appeared in National Geographic, Outside, Smithsonian, The Atlantic, and The New York Times Magazine, among others, and he is a regular columnist for The New York Times’s acclaimed online Civil War series, Disunion. He lives in Washington, D.C., and on the Eastern Shore of Maryland, where he is the Hodson Trust-Griswold Director of Washington College’s C. V. Starr Center for the Study of the American Experience.

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1861
The Civil War Awakening
Written by Adam Goodheart


Format: Trade Paperback, 496 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: February 21, 2012
Price: $16.00

A New York Times Notable Book
An epic of courage and heroism beyond the battlefields, 1861 is Adam Goodheart’s account of how the Civil War began and a second American revolution unfolded, setting Abraham Lincoln on the path to greatness and millions of slaves on the road to freedom. In this gripping... Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a hardcover.

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1861
The Civil War Awakening
Written by Adam Goodheart


Format: Hardcover, 496 pages
Publisher: Knopf
On Sale: April 5, 2011
Price: $28.95

As the United States marks the 150th anniversary of our defining national drama, 1861 presents a gripping and original account of how the Civil War began.

1861 is an epic of courage and heroism beyond the battlefields. Early in that fateful year, a second American revolution unfolded, inspiring a new generation to... Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a trade paperback.

1861
The Civil War Awakening
Written by Adam Goodheart


Format: eBook, 496 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: April 5, 2011
Price: $11.99

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Also available as a hardcover and a trade paperback.
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