Award-winning Stephen Puleo is the author of The Caning,
A City So Grand, The Boston Italians, Due to Enemy Action, and Dark Tide.

Events

    • October 4
    • Boston North End tour
    • Marshfield Lifelong Learning Group
      (This is a private event.)
    • October 15
    • The Caning
    • Pilgrim Hall Museum
      75 Court Street
      Plymouth MA
      7:00 p.m. (coffee at 6:30)
    • October 23
    • The Caning
    • Hazak at Temple Israel
      125 Pond Street
      Sharon MA
      7:30 p.m.
  • See complete event calendar

Critical Acclaim

“Giving a human face to tragedy is part of the brilliance of Dark TideBoston Sunday Globe
About the book

"The Caning is essential reading for anyone who wants to understand the Civil War and its causes.” — Russell S. Bonds, author of War Like the Thunderbolt: The Battle and Burning of Atlanta
About the book

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The Caning

The Caning depicts a turning point in American history: the beating of U.S. Senator Charles Sumner and the beginning of the war over slavery.

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