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An imperfect god : George Washington, his slaves, and the creation of America

Author: Henry Wiencek
Publisher: New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st pbk. edView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Named Person: George Washington; George Washington; George Washington; George Washington
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Henry Wiencek
ISBN: 0374529515 9780374529512
OCLC Number: 56495892
Description: 404 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations, map, portraits ; 21 cm
Contents: Introduction : The general's dream --
Home ground --
On the borderland --
The widow Custis --
A life honorable and amusing --
A scheme in Williamsburg --
"So sacred a war as this" --
A different destiny --
"A sort of shadowy life" --
The great escape --
Mrs. Peter's patrimony --
"The justice of the Creator."
Responsibility: Henry Wiencek.

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