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Bunker Hill A City, a Siege, a Revolution

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ISBN-10: 0670025445

ISBN-13: 9780670025442

Edition: N/A

Authors: Nathaniel Philbrick

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Nathaniel Philbrick, the bestselling author ofIn the Heart of the SeaandMayflower, brings his prodigious talents to the story of the Boston battle that ignited the American Revolution.Boston in 1775 is an island city occupied by British troops after a series of incendiary incidents by patriots who range from sober citizens to thuggish vigilantes. After the Boston Tea Party, British and American soldiers and Massachusetts residents  have warily maneuvered around each other until April 19, when violence finally erupts at Lexington and Concord.  In June, however, with the city cut off from supplies by a British blockade and Patriot militia poised in siege, skirmishes give way to outright war…    
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Book details

List price: $32.95
Publisher: Penguin Group (USA) Incorporated
Publication date: 4/30/2013
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 416
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 1.452
Language: English

Preface: The Decisive Day
The City on the Hill
Poor Unhappy Boston
The Long Hot Summer
The Alarm
The Unnatural Contest
The Trick to See It
The Bridge
No Business but That of War
The Redoubt
The Battle
The Siege
The Fiercest Man
The Clap of Thunder
Epilogue: Character Alone
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