Patriots: The Men Who Started the American Revolution, Volume 2

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Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing, 1988 - History - 637 pages
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With meticulous research and page-turning suspense, Patriots brings to life the American Revolution -- the battles, the treacheries, and the dynamic personalities of the men who forged our freedom. George Washington, John Adams, Samuel Adams, Ben Franklin, Thomas Jefferson, Patrick Henry -- these heroes were men of intellect, passion, and ambition. From the secret meetings of the Sons of Liberty to the final victory at Yorktown and the new Congress, Patriots vividly re-creates one of history's great eras.

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User Review  - Adrian Rutt - Goodreads

Great book overall, however if I were to have one issue with it it would be the fact that it does not paint a solid picture of how to revolution actually went (ups and downs). Nor did it claim that it ... Read full review

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User Review  - Nicholas Katopol - Goodreads

John Adams by McCullough is one of the best biographies I've ever read but this book is the best account I've seen of America's Founding Fathers. The level of personal detail while not dallying ... Read full review


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About the author (1988)

A.J. Langguth covered the war in Vietnam for "The New York Times" & served as its Saigon Bureau Chief in 1965, returning again for the paper in 1968 & 1970. A professor of journalism in the Annenberg School for Communication at the University of Southern California, Jack is also the author of eight previous books, including "Patriots: The Men Who Started the American Revolution." He lives in Los Angeles, California.

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