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1776

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ISBN-10: 1416542108

ISBN-13: 9781416542100

Edition: 2007

Authors: David McCullough

List price: $65.00
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In this stirring book, David McCullough tells the intensely human story of those who marched with General George Washington in the year of the Declaration of Independence -- when the whole American cause was riding on their success, without which all hope for independence would have been dashed and the noble ideals of the Declaration would have amounted to little more than words on paper. Based on extensive research in both American and British archives,1776is a powerful drama written with extraordinary narrative vitality. It is the story of Americans in the ranks, men of every shape, size, and color, farmers, schoolteachers, shoemakers, no-accounts, and mere boys turned soldiers. And it is…    
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Book details

List price: $65.00
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Publication date: 10/2/2007
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 256
Size: 10.00" wide x 12.50" long x 2.00" tall
Weight: 5.368
Language: English

David McCullough is a writer, historian, lecturer, & teacher. He has received the Pulitzer Prize for "Truman", as well as the Francis Parkman Prize, & the "Los Angeles Times" Book Award. He is also a two-time winner of the National Book Award, for history & for biography. He lives in Massachusetts.

The Siege
Sovereign Duty
Rabble in Arms
Dorchester Heights
Fateful Summer
The Lines Are Drawn
Field of Battle
The Long Retreat
Fortune Frowns
Darkest Hour
Acknowledgments
Source Notes
Bibliography
Index