Howard Zinn was perhaps the most widely celebrated popular interpreter of American history in the 20th century, rewned 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.'
Martin Duberman is Distinguished Professor Emeritus of History at the CUNY Graduate School. The author of more than twenty books, Duberman has won a Bancroft Prize and been a finalist for both the National Book Award and the Pulitzer Prize. He lives in New York City.