By Bruce Feiler
The exodus tale is America's tale.
Moses is our genuine founding father.
during this groundbreaking publication, New York Times bestselling writer Bruce Feiler travels via touchstones in American heritage and lines the biblical prophet's impression from the Mayflower via at the present time. Feiler visits the island the place the pilgrims spent their first Sabbath, climbs the bell tower the place the freedom Bell was once inscribed with a quote from Moses, retraces the Underground Railroad the place "Go Down, Moses" used to be the nationwide anthem of slaves, and dons the gown Charlton Heston wore in The Ten Commandments.
One half experience tale, one half literary detective tale, one half exploration of religion in modern lifestyles, America's Prophet takes readers from Gettysburg to Selma, the Silver display to the Oval place of work, to appreciate how Moses formed the nation's personality. America's Prophet is an exciting unique paintings of historical past that might without end swap how we view the US, our religion and our destiny.