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Chicago Review Press

      

Ned Sublette splits his time between writing books about history and writing and performing music. A two day visit to Kalamazoo has allowed him a chance to show off both talents. 

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Ned Sublette says his next book The American Slave Coast grew out of his previous work. 

The Whipping Man looks at life after the Civil War

Feb 11, 2013
Rico Bruce Wade, Ben Riegel, and Scott Norman at Farmer's Alley Theatre.
Farmers Alley Theatre

    

It the end of the Civil War when the play “The Whipping Man” opens. A young Confederate soldier who is severely wounded has just made it back home only to find that life as he knew it is gone forever.