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

    • April 16
    • The Caning
    • Stoughton Public Library
      84 Park Street
      Stoughton MA
      7:00 p.m
      (Part of Stoughton Reads Together program)
    • April 30
    • Dark Tide
    • Whitman Public Library
      100 Webster Street
      Whitman MA
      6:00 p.m.
      (Part of Whitman community-wide read program)
    • May 17
    • The Boston Italians
    • Italian Heritage Center
      Portland, ME
      (This is a private event.)
  • See complete event calendar

Critical Acclaim

"[In The Caning], Puleo tells the story vividly, masterfully distilling its sprawling context." — The Boston Globe
About the book

“Puleo has created an enlightening, significant, and commendable contribution to the annals of American history.” — ForeWord Reviews
About The Caning

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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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