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John Adams

Author: David G McCullough
Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster Paperbacks, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : Simon & Schuster trade paperback editionView 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. This edition includes a reading group guide and a special interview with McCullough.
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Biography
Named Person: John Adams; 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: New York, NY : Simon & Schuster, ©2001.
"This edition includes a reading group guide and a special interview with the author"--Back cover.
Awards: Winner of Pulitzer Prize Biography Category 2002
Description: 751 pages, 13 unnumbered pages, 40 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color), maps, portraits, 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. Michiko Kakutani The New York Times Lucid and compelling...[Written] in a fluent narrative style that combines a Read more...

 
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