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Amazing Grace

William Wilberforce and the Heroic Campaign to End Slavery

Amazing Grace( )
Author: Metaxas, Eric
ISBN:978-0-06-117300-4
Publication Date:Feb 2007
Publisher:HarperCollins Publishers
Imprint:HarperOne
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $26.99
Book Description:

Amazing Grace tells the story of the remarkable life of the British abolitionist William Wilberforce (1759-1833). This accessible biography chronicles Wilberforce's extraordinary role as a human rights activist, cultural reformer, and member of Parliament.

At the center of this heroic life was a passionate twenty-year fight to abolish the British slave trade, a battle Wilberforce won in 1807, as well as efforts to abolish slavery itself in the British colonies, a victory...
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Book Details
Pages:304
Detailed Subjects: Juvenile Nonfiction / Religious / Christian / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 9 x 1.048 Inches
Book Weight:1 Pounds
Author Biography
Metaxas, Eric (Author)
Eric Metaxas was born in New York City in 1963, and grew up in Danbury, Connecticut. He graduated from Yale University, where he edited the Yale Record, America's oldest college humor magazine.

He has written several biographies, including Amazing Grace: William Wilberforce and the Heroic Campaign to End Slavery and the New York Times bestseller, Bonhoeffer: Pastor, Martyr, Prophet. His latest book is entitled, If You Can Keep It: The Forgotten Promise of American Liberty.

He has also written over 30 children's books, including It's Time to Sleep, My Love and Squanto and the Miracle of Thanksgiving.

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