Books by Debby Applegate

DEBBY APPLEGATE is a summa cum laude graduate of Amherst College and was a Sterling Fellow at Yale University, where she received her Ph.D. in American Studies. She has written for publications ranging from the Journal of American History to The New York


BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: June 27, 2006

"An exceptionally thorough and thoughtful account of a spectacular career that helped shape and reflect national preoccupations before, during and after the Civil War."
Beautifully written biography of America's one best-known preacher, who ingeniously transformed the harsh Calvinism of his famous father into a nurturing, middlebrow faith attractive and accessible to a country prepared to abandon Puritan orthodoxy. Read full book review >