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User Review  - mybucketlistofbooks - LibraryThing

Beach reading for history geeks. Despite not being a professional historian McCullough has a clear eye for historical detail and an almost unparalleled gift for narrative. Like his other books ... Read full review

Review: John Adams

User Review  - Hila - Goodreads

The life of America's second President, John Adams. Beginning with his birth and early education (and what he thought he would do at first...) and culminating with his death in the same town in which ... Read full review

Review: John Adams

User Review  - Dawn Roe - Goodreads

I enjoyed this biography of John Adams. His life and the path he trod to the presidency is often overlooked. If you are looking for an engaging historical book you won't go wrong. Read full review

Review: John Adams

User Review  - Wes Harris - Goodreads

I read this book following McCullough's Teddy Roosevelt book Mornings on Horseback. I thoroughly enjoyed both. Being my first foray into any book of this period this was an exciting read. It was fun ... Read full review

Review: John Adams

User Review  - Marilyn W Lathrop - Goodreads

Point of view is everything and a biography from Adams' point of view is definitely more sympathetic than Adams seen through the eyes of those with whom he came into conflict. Ben Franklin found him ... Read full review

Review: John Adams

User Review  - Amit - Goodreads

John Adams biography is the first book I have read about the American revolution, and only the second biography of an American president. McCullough paints a rich story of the era, describing its many ... Read full review

Review: John Adams

User Review  - Alia Kord - Goodreads

I confess to having known almost nothing about Adams, and further confess to being dismally uninformed about the revolutionary period in general, especially considering that I majored in history as an ... Read full review

Review: John Adams

User Review  - Jill - Goodreads

I loved this book, but I also love John Adams. I've been a huge Adams fan since first really learning about him in high school. There are a few transitions that are not exactly seamless, but I felt ... Read full review

Review: John Adams

User Review  - Lois Charles - Goodreads

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Review: John Adams

User Review  - Justin Espe - Goodreads

The book that I read is titled John Adams and is wrote by David McCullough. The reason that McCullogh wrote this book was to further inform the general public about the life of John Adams. He wanted ... Read full review


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