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The great dissenter : the story of John Marshall Harlan, America's judicial hero / Peter S. Canellos.

Canellos, Peter S., (author.).

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Gettysburg Library BIOG HARL-J (Text) 35740635739402 New Nonfiction Checked Out 07/06/2021
  Daniel E. Teeter Named Endowment, 2021

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781501188206 : HRD
  • ISBN: 9781501188206
  • ISBN: 1501188208 : HRD
  • ISBN: 9781501188206
  • Physical Description: viii, 609 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, [2021]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
A father's prophecy -- Journey into the heart of slavery -- Faith and the founding fathers -- Dread and Dred Scott -- The soul of Kentucky -- John vs. John -- "Knowledge is power" -- John, Robert and Benjamin -- "Do-do take care" -- Destiny -- Standing alone -- "The colonel has indeed surprised us" -- In trusts we trust -- Requiem for the gilded age -- The humblest and most powerful -- The walls of segregation -- The constitution follows the flag -- Freedom in the workplace -- "I am a innocent man" -- "Ever may his name be said in reverence" -- Self-inflicted wounds -- "A vicarious atonement" -- "Justice Harlan concurring" -- "Our basic legal creed".
Summary, etc.:
"The definitive, sweeping biography of an American hero who stood against all the forces of Gilded Age America to fight for civil rights and economic freedom: Supreme Court Justice John Marshall Harlan"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Harlan, John Marshall, 1833-1911.
United States. Supreme Court > Biography.
Judges > United States. > Biography.

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