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Inventing a nation : Washington, Adams, Jefferson

Author: Gore Vidal
Publisher: New Haven : Yale University Press, ©2003.
Series: American icons series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Gore Vidal, one of the master stylists of American literature and one of the most acute observers of American life and history, turns his immense literary and historiographic talent to a portrait of the formidable trio of George Washington, John Adams, and Thomas Jefferson."
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Genre/Form: Biography
Biographie (Descripteur de forme)
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Named Person: George Washington; John Adams; Thomas Jefferson; George Washington; John Adams; Thomas Jefferson; George Washington; John Adams; Thomas Jefferson; John Adams; Thomas Jefferson; George Washington; John Adams; Thomas Jefferson; George Washington; John Adams; Thomas Jefferson; George Washington; George Washington; John Adams; Thomas Jefferson
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gore Vidal
ISBN: 0300101716 9780300101713 0300105924 9780300105926
OCLC Number: 52721004
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 198 pages ; 22 cm.
Series Title: American icons series.
Responsibility: Gore Vidal.

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