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John Adams

Author: David G McCullough
Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, [2001] ©2001
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Profiles John Adams, an influential patriot during the American Revolution who became the nation's first vice president and second president.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Biographies
Named Person: John Adams; John Adams; John Adams; John Adams; John Adams; John Adams; John Adams
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: David G McCullough
ISBN: 0684813637 9780684813639 9781416575887 141657588X 9780743223133 0743223136 0743504747 9780743504744 9780743572422 0743572424 0743525485 9780743525480 9780743572439 0743572432
OCLC Number: 45827978
Notes: Illustrations on lining-papers.
Performer(s): Read by Edward Herrmann.
Awards: Pulitzer Prize for Biography, 2002.
Description: 751 pages, 40 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color), maps, portraits, facsimiles, genealogical table ; 25 cm
Contents: PART I. Revolution. --
The road to Philadelphia --
True blue --
Colossus of independence --
PART II. Distant shores. --
Appointment to France --
Unalterably determined --
Abigail in Paris --
London --
PART III. Independence forever. --
Heir apparent --
Old oak --
Statesman --
Rejoice ever more --
Journey's end.
Responsibility: David McCullough.
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This biography takes as its subject the extraordinary man who became the second president of the United States, John Adams. His adventurous life and spirited rivalry with Thomas Jefferson encompassed  Read more...

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