Book cover of Spying on the South: An Odyssey Across the American Divide by Tony Horwitz
Biography & Autobiography

Spying on the South: An Odyssey Across the American Divide

With Spying on the South, the best-selling author of Confederates in the Attic returns to the South and the Civil War era for an epic adventure on the trail of America’s greatest landscape architect. In the 1850s, the young Frederick Law Olmsted was adrift, a restless farmer and dreamer in search of a mission. He found it during an extraordinary journey, as an undercover correspondent in the South for the up-and-coming New York Times. […Learn More]