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Valley Forge : George Washington and the crucible of victory

Author: Newt Gingrich; William R Forstchen; Albert S Hanser
Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Press, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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In the winter of 1777, Washington and his demoralized army retreat from Philadelphia, arriving at Valley Forge where they discover that their repeated requests for a stockpile of food, winter clothing, and building tools have been ignored by Congress. In spite of the suffering and deceit, Washington endures all, joined at last by a volunteer from Germany who begins the hard task of recasting the army as a  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biographical fiction
Historical fiction
Fiction
History
HISTORICAL FICTION
Named Person: George Washington; Thomas Paine; George Washington; Thomas Paine; George Washington; Friedrich Wilhelm Ludolf Gerhard Augustin Steuben, Baron von; Thomas Paine; George Washington
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Newt Gingrich; William R Forstchen; Albert S Hanser
ISBN: 9780312591076 0312591071 9780312592882 0312592884
OCLC Number: 606785281
Notes: "Thomas Dunne Books."
Description: xvii, 438 pages : illustrations, map ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Newt Gingrich and William R. Forstchen ; Hanser S. Albert contributing editor.

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It's the winter of 1777, and Washington's battered, demoralized army retreats from Philadelphia. Arriving at Valley Forge, they discover that their repeated requests for a stockpile of food, winter  Read more...

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"This second title in the George Washington series (after To Try Men's Souls) offers an energetic dramatization of the Continental Army's grim winter bivouac at Valley Forge, Pa., in 1777.... Read more...

 
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