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George Washington

Author: Roger A Bruns; Arthur M Schlesinger, Jr.
Publisher: New York : Chelsea House Publishers, 1987.
Series: World leaders past & present.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The legend of George Washington - hero of the American Revolution, soldier, patriot, statesman, planter, "Father of his country"-has often overshadowed the real man. Washington was a passionate & complex individualist whose private life was as intense as his public career was brilliant.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Named Person: George Washington; George Washington
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Roger A Bruns; Arthur M Schlesinger, Jr.
ISBN: 0877545847 9780877545842
OCLC Number: 14165529
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 116 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Biographical portraits for young readers. This biographical series of 100 leaders from ancient times to the present introduces men and women whose ambitions, decisions, and actions have influenced the course of history. Generously illustrated, each book in this series illuminates the lives of each of the 100 leaders-the personal as well as historical events that shaped their lives,, the countries and cultures from which they rose to power, the controversies and struggles surrounding their lives and careers. Inauguration. A Virginian. Soldier. From Planter to Revolutionary. Commander in Chief. From Valley Forge to Victory. From Planter to President. The First Administration. Challenges Foreign and Domestic. Citizen in Retirement. Chronology.
Series Title: World leaders past & present.
Responsibility: Roger Bruns ; [introductory essay on leadership, Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr.].

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The legend of George Washington - hero of the American Revolution, soldier, patriot, statesman, planter, "Father of his country"-has often overshadowed the real man. Washington was a passionate & complex individualist whose private life was as intense as his public career was brilliant.

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