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Passionate sage : the character and legacy of John Adams

Author: Joseph J Ellis; Tom Parker; Blackstone Audio, Inc.
Publisher: [Ashland, Or.] : Blackstone Audio, Inc., 2009.
Edition/Format:   eAudiobook : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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John Adams, one of the Founding Fathers of our nation and its second president, spent nearly the last third of his life in retirement, grappling with contradictory views of his place in history and fearing his reputation would not fare well in the generations after his death. And indeed, future generations did slight him, elevating Jefferson and Madison to lofty heights while Adams remained way back in the second  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Downloadable audio books
Audiobooks
Named Person: John Adams; John Adams
Material Type: Biography, Audio book, etc., Sound recording, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Joseph J Ellis; Tom Parker; Blackstone Audio, Inc.
ISBN: 9781441719522 1441719520
OCLC Number: 489274374
Notes: Unabridged.
Audio file.
Title from image on Web page (viewed Dec. 16, 2009).
Previously released on audio cassette, 1995.
Performer(s): Read by Tom Parker.
Description: 1 online resource (1 sound file)
Responsibility: by Joseph J. Ellis.

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John Adams, one of the Founding Fathers of our nation and its second president, spent nearly the last third of his life in retirement, grappling with contradictory views of his place in history and fearing his reputation would not fare well in the generations after his death. And indeed, future generations did slight him, elevating Jefferson and Madison to lofty heights while Adams remained way back in the second tier.
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