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March 20, 2022 @ 4:00 pm

In-Person | Escape!: An Afternoon with Robert P. Watson


March 20, 2022
4:00 pm


Books & Books
265 Aragon Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134 US
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Books & Books and Miami Book Fair present

An Evening with Robert P. Watson

Escape!: The Story of the Confederacy’s Infamous Libby Prison and the Civil War’s Largest Jail Break

(Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, $45)

Sunday, March 20, 4 PM ET


About the Book:

Robert P. Watson provides the definitive account of the Confederacy’s infamous Libby Prison, site of the Civil War’s largest prison break. Libby Prison housed Union officers, high-profile foes of the Confederacy, and political prisoners. Watson captures the wretched conditions, cruel guards, and the story of the daring prison break, called “the most remarkable in American history.


About the Author:

ROBERT P. WATSON: Distinguished Professor of American History at Lynn University in Boca Raton, FL, is the author of many books on American history and politics including The Nazi Titanic: The Untold Story of a Doomed Ship in World War II, The Ghost Ship of Brooklyn: The Untold Story of the American Revolution, and Affairs of State, The Untold Story of Presidential Love, Sex, and Scandal, 1789-1900.