“An emotional, gripping narrative of events . . . a warts-and-all history uncommonly produced by the faithful . . . The authors convincingly argue that the massacre was a perfect storm for mass killing . . .” Read more.
“A vivid, gripping narrative of one of the most notorious mass murders in all American history, and a model for how historians should do their work. This account of a long-controversial horror is scrupulously researched, enriched with contemporary illustrations, and informed by the lessons of more recent atrocities.”
— Daniel Walker Howe , Pulitzer Prize-winning author of What Hath God Wrought: The Transformation of America, 1815–1848