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


    • December 9
    • The Caning
    • "An Evening with Stephen Puleo"
      Norwell Public Library
      64 South Street
      Norwell MA
      7:00 p.m.
    • January 19
    • Dark Tide
    • Perkins School for the Blind
      Library Without Walls
      Telephone conference
      (This is a private event.)
    • January 20
    • Dark Tide
    • Amherst NH Town Library
      14 Main Street
      Amherst NH
      7:00 p.m.
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Critical Acclaim

"In The Boston Italians, Stephen Puleo breaks new ground and dispels old myths about Italians who settled here." — Boston 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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