Howard Zinn was perhaps the most widely celebrated popular interpreter of American history in the 20th century, renowned as a bestselling author, political activist, lecturer and one of America's most admired progressive voices. His complicated and fascinating life placed Zinn at the heart of the signal events of modern American history. For the millions who were moved by his personal example of political engagement and by his inspiring 'bottom up' history, here is the first biography of this towering figure - written by Martin Duberman.
"This intelligent book reminds us of the titanic moral struggles in American history and those who engaged with them."
--"The Washington Post"
"Destined to be a classic."
"If you're a fan of Howard Zinn... you'll want to pick up this excel-lent biography."
"A masterful biography... With his typically meticulous research, - [Duberman] has ferretted out the facts and given us a complete picture, warts and all."