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By John Sayles

ISBN-10: 1936365189

ISBN-13: 9781936365180

ISBN-10: 1936365588

ISBN-13: 9781936365586

It’s 1897. Gold has been chanced on within the Yukon. long island is lower than the sway of Hearst and Pulitzer. And in a couple of months, an American battleship will explode in a Cuban harbor, plunging the U.S. into battle. Spanning 5 years and part a dozen nations, this is often the unforgettable tale of that outstanding second: the flip of the 20th century, as obvious by way of one of many maximum storytellers of our time.

Shot via with a lyrical depth and wonderful aspect that keep in mind Doctorow and Deadwood either, A second within the Sun takes the entire period in its sights—from the white-racist coup in Wilmington, North Carolina to the bloody sunrise of U.S. interventionism within the Philippines. starting with Hod Brackenridge trying to find his fortune within the North, and hurtling ahead at the voices of a wide ranging variety of guys and women—Royal Scott, an African American infantryman whose lifestyles open air the army has been destroyed; Diosdado Concepcíon, a Filipino rebel struggling with opposed to his country’s new colonizers; and greater than a dozen others, Mark Twain and President McKinley’s murderer between them—this is a narrative as massive as its topic: historical past rediscovered during the lives of the folks who made it happen.

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