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John Adams

Author: David G McCullough
Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, [2001] ©2001
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
Profiles John Adams, an influential patriot during the American Revolution who became the nation's first vice president and second president.
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Named Person: John Adams; John Adams; John Adams; John Adams; John Adams; John Adams
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: David G McCullough
ISBN: 0684813637 9780684813639 9781416575887 141657588X 9780743223133 0743223136
OCLC Number: 45827978
Awards: Pulitzer Prize for Biography, 2002.
Description: 751 pages, 40 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color), maps, portraits ; 25 cm
Contents: Revolution: Road to Philadelphia --
True blue --
Colossus of independence --
Distant shores: Appointment to France --
Unalterably determined --
Abigail in Paris --
London --
Independence forever: Heir apparent --
Old oak --
Statesman --
Rejoice ever more --
Journey's end.
Responsibility: David McCullough.


This biography takes as its subject the extraordinary man who became the second president of the United States, John Adams. His adventurous life and spirited rivalry with Thomas Jefferson encompassed  Read more...
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Walter Isaacson "Time" A masterwork of storytelling. Gordon S. Wood "The New York Review of Books" By far the best biography of Adams ever written...McCullough's special gift as an artist is his Read more...

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