Oliver Wiswell

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Doubleday, Doran & company, inc., 1940 - Fiction - 834 pages
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"The background for this novel of the American Revolution is Boston, New York, Paris, Kentucky, and South Carolina. The story is told by Oliver Wiswell, New Englander, who is loyal to the mother country. 'The present novel, which is history for all its fictional form, will startle every man, woman and child who has been taught to believe that the American Revolution was fought and won by bands of angels. It is, in short, the Revolution as seen by men whom the Revolutionary fathers called Tories and who called themselves Loyalists. In it all the bitterness of a horrible civil war is powerfully and dramatically brought back to live.'" N Y Times.

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User Review  - dandelionroots - LibraryThing

This tips Kenneth Roberts onto my must-read-everything-ever-written-by-them list. Portrays the American Revolution from a loyalist perspective detailing the atrocities of that civil war committed by ... Read full review

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User Review  - DinadansFriend - LibraryThing

A well-written book, and well researched. Kenneth Roberts was well known in his day, and at least one movie was made form one of his books. I really enjoy "Oliver Wiswell" as it reveals the extent to ... Read full review

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