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Jefferson Morley

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
Written by Jefferson Morley
Anchor | Trade Paperback | April 2013
$16.00/19.00(Canada) | 978-0-307-47748-4 (0-307-47748-7)

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...

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Snow-Storm in August
Written by Jefferson Morley
Nan A. Talese | Hardcover | July 2012
$28.95/34.00(Canada) | 978-0-385-53337-9 (0-385-53337-3)

A gripping narrative history of the explosive events that drew together Francis Scott Key, Andrew Jackson, and an 18-year-old slave on trial for attempted murder.

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...

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