Books for changing the world

Truman Nelson

Truman Nelson is the author of six earlier books on revolutionary themes: The Sin of the Prophet: Theodore Parker and the Boston Slave Riot; The Surveyor: John Brown in Kansas; The Passion by the Brook; The Torture of Mothers; The Right of Revolution; and Documents of Upheaval.


  • The Old Man

    The classic historical biography reissued for the 150th anniversary of John Brown's celebrated uprising against slavery.