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John Adams

Author: David G McCullough
Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster Paperbacks, [2008]
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : English : Simon & Schuster trade pbk. edView all editions and formats
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Chronicles the life of America's second president, including his youth, his career as a Massachusetts farmer and lawyer, his marriage to Abigail, his rivalry with Thomas Jefferson, and his influence on the birth of the United States.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: John Adams; John Adams; John Adams
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David G McCullough
ISBN: 9781416575887 141657588X
OCLC Number: 191069913
Notes: Originally published as hbk.: Simon & Schuster, c2001.
Description: 751 p., [40] p. of plates : ill. (some col.), maps, genealogical table ; 24 cm.
Contents: Revolution: The road to Philadelphia ; True blue ; Colossus of independence --
Distant shores: Appointment to France ; Unalterably determined ; Abigail in Paris ; London --
Independence forever: Heir apparent ; Old oak ; Statesman ; Rejoice ever more ; Journey's end.
Responsibility: David McCullough.

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A new paperback edition of the 2002 Pulitzer Prize Winner for Biography, a portrait of John Adams, published to tie in with HBO's award winning 7-part mini-series airing on More 4.  Read more...

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Marie Arana "The Washington Post" McCullough is one of our most gifted living writers.

 
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