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A life of Washington.

Paulding, James Kirke

A life of Washington.

by Paulding, James Kirke

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Published by Published by Harper & Brothers in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Washington, George, -- 1732-1799

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesHarper"s Family Library, no. 75
    The Physical Object
    Pagination2 v.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23373779M

    From National Book Award winner Ron Chernow, a landmark biography of George Washington. In Washington: A Life celebrated biographer Ron Chernow provides a richly nuanced portrait of the father of our nation. With a breadth and depth matched by no other one-volume life of Washington, this crisply paced narrative carries the listener through his   Book digitized by Google from the library of the University of California and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb. Vol. 4 has added t.-p., engraved Vols. [] of a uniform edition in cloth, having at head of title "Hudson edition" (first issued in ) and lettered: Irving's works

      Washington irving Father of American short story Father of American imaginative literature () Literary reputation the first noted American authors to be highly popular in Europe He pioneered The short story as a style in American literature began  › 百度文库 › 高校与高等教育. George Washington: A Life in Books Kevin J. Hayes. Offers a significant and fresh perspective on Washington's life; Draws on a wealth of research from Washington's personal library and archives

      The book doggedly follows the changeable, inconsistent, sometimes flagrantly dishonest Washington through a morass of contradictory gestures, and   The book’s greatest strength is its first half, thanks no doubt to Spiegel’s access to Lumet’s unfinished memoir. The director abandoned his autobiography as the story line reached his 20s


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