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  - Jack Harding - Goodreads

Patriots: The Men Who Started the American Revolution is a well written tome which clearly gives the reader an understanding of what all went on in colonial America. Characters like Paul Revere ... Read full review

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User Review  - Ashley Shor - Goodreads

Patriots by AJ Langguth is a non fictional history book on the American Revolution. It describes different events in that time and important people. The book is 640 pages long but a pretty easy read ... 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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