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Martha Washington : an American life

Author: Patricia Brady
Publisher: New York : Viking, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Profiles the nation's original First Lady as the widowed mother of two children who became George Washington's beloved partner and a mainstay in his stressful life, drawing on numerous sources to reveal her contributions to American character.
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Genre/Form: Biographie
Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Brady, Patricia, 1943-
Martha Washington.
New York : Viking, 2005
(OCoLC)607578492
Named Person: Martha Washington; Martha Washington
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Patricia Brady
ISBN: 0670034304 9780670034307 0143037137 9780143037132
OCLC Number: 57235711
Description: 276 p., [16] p. of plates : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: On the road to history --
Little Patsy Dandridge --
Courtship --
Young Mrs. Custis --
The widow Custis and Colonel Washington --
Gentry life at Mount Vernon --
Lady Washington and the American Revolution --
Valley Forge and eventual victory --
Mount Vernon and a new family --
The president's lady --
The torments of the second team --
"Under their vine and under their fig tree" --
The widow Washington --
The real Martha Washington.
Responsibility: Patricia Brady.
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Profiles the nation's original First Lady as the widowed mother of two children who became George Washington's beloved partner and a mainstay in his stressful life, drawing on numerous sources to reveal her contributions to American character.

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