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Abigail Adams : a biography

Author: Phyllis Lee Levin
Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Press, 1987.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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A biography of the wife of President John Adams detailing her personal life, and social and historical developments.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Biographies
Named Person: Abigail Adams; John Adams; Abigail Adams; John Adams; Abigail Adams; Abigail Adams; Abigail Adams; John Adams
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Phyllis Lee Levin
ISBN: 0312000073 9780312000073 031229168X 9780312291686 0345354737 9780345354730
OCLC Number: 14587039
Notes: "A Thomas Dunne book."
Description: xv, 575 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations, portraits ; 24 cm
Contents: Part One: In Youth the Mind Is Like a Tender Twig --
Mountains Arise to Hinder Me --
An "Eaqual" Share of Curiosity --
The Die Is Cast --
Ten Thousand Difficulties --
To Rob Me of All My Happiness --
A Call So Honorable --
This Cruel State of Separation --
Part Two: A Mere American --
As Happy as a Lord --
À la Mode de Paris --
A Degree of Tristeness --
In Public Character --
Circumstances and Connections Respectable --
One of the Choice Ones of Earth --
Part Three: In a Flurry with Politics --
A Prospect of Calamities --
Splendid Misery --
Enough of Public and Private Anxiety --
Evils of a Serious Nature --
At Least Fall with Ease --
Part Four: Faithful Are the Wounds --
Rather Too Much then Too Little --
The Young Shoots and Branches --
The Close of the Drama --
Notes --
Bibliography --
Index.
Responsibility: Phyllis Lee Levin.

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A biography of the wife of President John Adams detailing her personal life, and social and historical developments.

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