Dark Eagle: A Novel of Benedict Arnold and the American Revolution

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Penguin Group USA, May 1, 2001 - Fiction - 522 pages
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The Indians called him "Dark Eagle" out of respect for both his military genius and his ruthlessness. His men worshipped him as a hero. But as the legendary general of the Continental Army neared the pinnacle of success, things began to go wrong, drawing Arnold inexorably toward the greatest crime of the age, one that would forever make his name synonymous with the word "traitor". Meticulously researched and brilliantly rendered, Dark Eagle illuminates both sides of the Revolutionary War from 1775 to 1780. Harr traces Arnold's spectacular rise, culminating in his victory at Saratoga and his marriage to Peggy Shippen, the beautiful loyalist daughter of a prominent Philadelphia family, and Arnold's decline, culminating in his plan with Major John Andre and Peggy to betray Washington and deliver West Point to the British.

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Review: Dark Eagle: A Novel of Benedict Arnold and the American Revolution

User Review  - Ragrahammd - Goodreads

Well written. An enjoyable read. Gives insight into probable motives for treason. A multifaceted character. I didn't know of the relationship with Gen. Washington. Read full review

Review: Dark Eagle: A Novel of Benedict Arnold and the American Revolution

User Review  - Miguel Mezquitic - Goodreads

I really enjoyed Dark Eagle. Although, like most, I've always associated the name Benedict Arnold with "traitor", I had no idea what was really involved. And maybe it's because of age that history ... Read full review

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Contents

Letters to the Author from Eyewitnesses l
1
II
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The Grand Strategy
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Copyright

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About the author (2001)

Harr is a writer, historian, and consultant in the mangement and communications fields.

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