First in Their Hearts: A Biography of George Washington

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Marshall Cavendish Corporation, Jan 1, 1991 - Biography & Autobiography - 176 pages
A biography of the surveyor, militia major, and aide to the British General Braddock who became leader of the American forces during the Revolution and first president of the new nation.

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Contents

A Raw Laddie
7
Surveying a Realm
13
Experience Alas
24
Copyright

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THOMAS FLEMING is the author of more than forty novels and nonfiction books, including bestsellers such as The Officers' Wives, Time and Tide, and Liberty! The American Revolution. He is a frequent guest and contributor to NPR, PBS, A&E, and the History Channel. He was the principal commentator on the award-winning PBS documentary The Irish in America: Long Journey Home. A Fellow of the Society of American Historians, Fleming has served as chairman of the American Revolution Round Table and president of the American Center of P.E.N., the international writer's organization. He lives in New York City.