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Raising Holy Hell by Bruce Olds Download PDF EPUB FB2

Raising Holy Hell is intense, visceral, and shocking,a roasting in hellfire Olds combines the lean, clipped phrases of the thriller writer with the moral intensity of a Jeremiah. His is a scintillating, gripping, in-your-face prose.” ―Newsday/5(17). More reviews and book-ish content @ Club Book Mobile & Andrea RBK Raising Holy Hell by Bruce Olds was quite an interesting read.

It was a historical fiction piece about John Brown. In Kansas, he's somewhat of a folk hero. I wanted to read this to get a better picture of who he was. This book was a great exploration of that.4/5. Order Raising Hell.

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Raising Holy Hell: A Novel - Kindle edition by Olds, Bruce. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Raising Holy Hell: A Novel/5(17).

Raising Holy Hell; Buy this book. Through a montage of real and fabricated quotations from historical documents, witnesses and participants, and through the words of an omniscient and oddly ironic.

Raising Holy Hell, by Bruce Olds, Henry Holt and Company, New York,$ The story of John Brown is disturbing in a democracy. We comfort ourselves with the belief that, despite our differences, weare a humane and sensitive society that makes the need Author: Historynet Staff.

—The Washington Post Book World “Madman, terrorist, or saint. In Raising Holy Hell, Bruce Olds gives us a John Brown who is something of all three a cut-and-paste monument to the interpenetration of fact and fancy in historical legend Vivid and convincing Powerful.” —Los Angeles Times Book ReviewBrand: Picador.

Raising Holy Hell is intense, visceral, and shocking,a roasting in hellfire Olds combines the lean, clipped phrases of the thriller writer with the moral intensity of a Jeremiah.

His is a scintillating, gripping, in-your-face prose.” —Newsday - Less. Raising Holy Hell A Novel. Bruce Olds. Picador. g BUY THE BOOK e-Book. Trade Paperback; $ Picador. Picador. On Sale: 06/09/ ISBN: Pages.

B&N NOOK; Google Play; Kindle; Kobo; ; iBooks; On OctoJohn Brown led a raid on the federal arsenal at Harper's Ferry, leaving fifteen people dead. Viewed. John Brown's body all but rises from the grave in this energetic, multifaceted treatment by first-novelist Olds.

Using the collage approach to historical fiction Ö la William T. Vollmann and others, the author using short, sharp images, crafts a story at once fact-filled and power-packed. The infamous scourge of pre-statehood Kansas and invader of Harpers Ferry is first seen in the act of Author: Bruce Olds.

Raising Holy Hell: A Novel - Ebook written by Bruce Olds. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read Raising Holy Hell: A Novel/5(3). On OctoJohn Brown led a raid on the federal arsenal at Harper's Ferry, leaving fifteen people dead.

Viewed in the North as a saint of freedom and in the South as the devil incarnate, Brown was a visionary who not only foretold but made inevitable the bloody apocalypse of the Civil War. An intricate mosaic of alternating narrative voices, Bruce Old's Raising Holy Hell is an.

Raising Holy Hell Bruce Olds, Author Penguin Books $17 (p) ISBN More By and About This Author. OTHER BOOKS Buy this book PW called this historical novel based on the life. Buy a cheap copy of Raising Holy Hell: A Novel book by Bruce Olds.

On OctoJohn Brown led a raid on the federal arsenal at Harper's Ferry, leaving fifteen people dead. Viewed in the North as a saint of freedom and in Free shipping over $/5(5).

Raising Holy Hell avoids judgment and relishes ambivalence. Olds presents history not as a narrative, but as the combination and conflict of fragmentary, individual perceptions. This ambitious novel raises questions about how a life can be represented in writing, and argues for fiction's place alongside conventional biography."4/5().

Get this from a library. Raising holy hell: a novel. [Bruce Olds] -- A fictionalized biography of John Brown, the scourge of slavery, presented in docudrama fashion with eyewitness accounts, excerpts from diaries, letters, newspaper clips, songs and poems. The novel. Olds, Bruce RAISING HOLY HELL 1st Edition 1st Printing Softcover New York Henry Holt & Co Very Good in wrappers.

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Raising holy hell Item Preview remove-circle Internet Archive Contributor Internet Archive Language English. Access-restricted-item true Addeddate Boxid IA Boxid_2 CH Borrow this book to access EPUB and PDF files. IN Pages: Olds, Bruce RAISING HOLY HELL A Novel 1st Edition 1st Printing Hardcover New York Henry Holt & Co Very Good in a Very Good dust jacket.

Seller assumes all responsibility for this Rating: % positive. About The Author: Bruce Olds Bruce Olds is an American author from New Jersey who has been positively recognized and reviewed for novels such as Bucking The Tiger, The Confessions of Doc Holliday, and of course, Raising Holy Hell.

One of the reasons why he is such a successful.An intricate mosaic of alternating narrative voices, Raising Holy Hell is an explosive, multitextured evocation of the prophetic madness of the man who saw an America damned by the sin of slavery.

Fiction Literature Historical Fiction.Raising Holy Hell is unique. Bruce Olds tells John Brown's story from every direction. Quotations, mythology, folk tales, court transcripts, lists, poetry, diary entries, letters, interviews, Bible quotes, historical data, advice, agreements, and the perspectives of stepmother, father, first wife, second wife, eldest son, younger sons, daughters, neighbors, friends, Frederick Douglass, past /5(3).