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1776 - David McCullough
1776
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A New York Times Bestselling AuthorA Two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning Author 1776 is the story of the Revolutionary War during the nation's tumultuous beginning, and those who, at great sacrifice, fought for what we assume to be our rightful heritage and precious ideals. This is narrative history... show more
A New York Times Bestselling AuthorA Two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning Author 1776 is the story of the Revolutionary War during the nation's tumultuous beginning, and those who, at great sacrifice, fought for what we assume to be our rightful heritage and precious ideals. This is narrative history at its best, bringing to life an extraordinary period and a vast array of extraordinary characters on both sides of the conflict. It is also powerful testimony to how much is owed to a rare few in that brave, founding era.Simultaneous Publication With Simon & Schuster's Standard Print Version.
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Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9780786276233 (0786276231)
Publisher: Thorndike Press
Pages no: 755
Edition language: English
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Chris' Fish Place
Chris' Fish Place rated it
5.0
Trust David McCullough to make a story you have heard many times still thrilling.
Ecletic Reader
Ecletic Reader rated it
4.0 1776
Well written and engaging. Books like this are an easy way to learn history.
say what mofos
say what mofos rated it
Finding a point to start when wanting to learn about American History is appealing in itself. With history, finding a beginning is always tricky. I could have started with Christopher Columbus’s voyage, for instance. But my rationale for choosing 1776 was to follow the events and individuals that de...
If These Books Could Talk
If These Books Could Talk rated it
5.0 1776: America and Britain at War
Superb. You are dragged through every trench, over every mud steeped mile and holed up in every drenched tent. A stunning portrayal of just one year that is clear, concise and accessible, especially to those who do not usually dable in military history.
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thebookcoop rated it
David McCullough is an acclaimed American historian who has been awarded the Pulitzer Prise for his biography of John Adams. I decided to read 1776 because I wanted to learn more about the American Revolution. I know absolutely nothing about it – except of course that it happened but the exact histo...
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