Our First Civil War with H.W. Brands - San Antonio Book Festival
May 21, 2022

Our First Civil War with H.W. Brands

  • 11:15 am - 12:00 pm
  •    |   Location of Session: Texas Monthly Terrace
  • Adult Sessions
  • Start of Signing: 12:15 PM
  •    |   Signing Location: Festival Marketplace

About the Event

New York Times bestselling historian H. W. Brands (Our First Civil War) offers a fresh and dramatic narrative of the American Revolution that shows it to be more than a fight against the British, but also a violent battle among neighbors forced to choose sides, Loyalist and Patriot.

This session will be live streamed on Texas Monthly‘s Facebook page.


About the Author

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H.W. Brands

H. W. Brands holds the Jack S. Blanton Sr. Chair in History at the University of Texas at Austin. He has written more than a dozen biographies and histories, including The General vs. the President, a New York Times bestseller, and The Zealot and the Emancipator, his most recent book. Two of his biographies, The First American and Traitor to His Class, were finalists for the Pulitzer Prize.


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Cary Clack

Cary Clack is a San Antonio Express-News columnist and editorial Board member. In 2017, he was inducted into the Texas Institute of Letters and in 2020 won the Texas Associated Press Managing Editors Star Opinion Writer of the Year. He’s completing what will be the first anthology of Black Texas writers to be published by Texas A&M University Press as part of the Wittliff Collections’ Book Series.

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