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Washington's crossing

Author: David Hackett Fischer
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2006.
Series: Pivotal moments in American history.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Describes in moving detail the military campaign of 1776-1777 and the British, German and American soldiers who fought it."--Back cover.
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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: George Washington; George Washington
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: David Hackett Fischer
ISBN: 019518159X 9780195181593 9780195170344 0195170342
OCLC Number: 61302131
Notes: Originally published: 2004.
Awards: Winner of Winner of the 2005 Pulitzer Prize for History and a New York Times Bestseller.
Winner of Pulitzer Prize (History) 2005
Winner of Ambassador Book Awards (American Studies) 2005
Winner of ALA Notable Books (Nonfiction) 2005
Commended for National Book Awards (Nonfiction) 2004
Commended for Massachusetts Book Award (MassBook) (Nonfiction) 2005
Description: x, 564 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.
Contents: Three armies in America --
A cataract of disaster --
The pivot point --
The crossing --
Risking it all --
The boldest stroke.
Series Title: Pivotal moments in American history.
Responsibility: David Hackett Fischer.
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The gripping true story of Washington Crossing the Delaware - how George Washington saved the faltering American Revolution with daring attack at Christmas 1776.  Read more...

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it's worth reading * BBC History * This book won the Pulitzer Prize for history in 2005 so you don't need me to tell you it's worth reading. Nevertheless, I will, and it is. * David Musgrove, BBC Read more...

 
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