1812

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Macmillan, Jul 15, 1997 - Fiction - 576 pages
4 Reviews

The war of 1812 would either make America a global power sweeping all the way to the Pacific--or break it into small pieces bound to mighty England. It was a second revolution of sorts to prove to the British that America had to be taken seriously. The principal actors in this drama were James and Dolley Madison, and Andrew and Rachel Jackson. Their courage and determination would shape America's destiny.

 

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User Review  - DWWilkin - LibraryThing

Having finished this, one can only think that reading the end of the story is much like the Battle of New Orleans and the end of the war. It was already over when the Battle took place. We had so many ... Read full review

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User Review  - Neilsantos - LibraryThing

This was great. A nice bit of time I knew very little about, I learned who Dolley Madison was (other than being the Zingers lady) Looking for others by Nevin, he's my new Shara. Read full review

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Contents

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3
II
10
III
21
IV
23
V
43
VI
66
VII
92
VIII
112
XVIII
267
XIX
284
XX
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XXI
299
XXII
320
XXIII
339
XXIV
362
XXV
380

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X
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XI
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XII
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XIII
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XIV
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XV
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XVI
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XVII
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XXVI
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XXVII
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XXVIII
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XXIX
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XXX
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XXXI
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XXXII
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About the author (1997)

David Nevin has spent more than twenty years researching and writing The American Story, a series of novels dealing with the history of the United States from 1800 to 1860. His books comprising this era start with Dream West and include 1812, Eagle's Cry, Treason, and Meriwether.

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