Sunday, August 3, 2008

The Night I Freed John Brown

The Night I Freed John Brown by John Michael Cummings
In Harpers Ferry, West Virginia, twelve-year-old Josh uncovers family secrets involving his overly strict father, whose anger threatens to tear the family apart.

1 comment:

Kirkus Reviews said...

...Characterizations are sharp, the setting eerily evoked and the story satisfying, though as hard to pin down as the town's ghostly forebears. A highly original meditation on how the past can haunt the present.