The Most Famous Man in America by Debby Applegate

"The Most Famous Man in America" is a comprehensive biography of a 19th-century minister who became a national celebrity through his progressive views on religion, slavery, and women's rights. Despite his fame and influence, he faced numerous personal and professional challenges, including a high-profile adultery trial, which led to his downfall. The book provides a detailed exploration of his life, his impact on American society, and the changing cultural and political landscape of his time.

The 10293rd greatest book of all time


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Total Points: 1

Since this book was first published in 2006, there is a penalty of 51.2%. The age adjusted score is 0.49.

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