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Founding Brothers: The Revolutionary Generation
Founding Brothers The Revolutionary Generation
Author: Joseph J. Ellis
In this landmark work of history, the National Book Award-winning author of American Sphinx explores how a group of greatly gifted but deeply flawed individuals -- Hamilton, Burr, Jefferson, Franklin, Washington, Adams, and Madison -- confronted the overwhelming challenges before them to set the course for our nation. — The United States...  more
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ISBN-13: 9780375705243
ISBN-10: 0375705244
Publication Date: 2/5/2002
Pages: 304
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Publisher: Vintage
Book Type: Paperback
Other Versions: Hardcover, Audio Cassette, Audio CD
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Loved the subject matter, but the writing was a little over the top. He could have said things more succinctly, but I liked the research and organization. Definitely worth the read.
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This book provides several views of history in which the average person is unlikely to have access. An entertaining, historical read.
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Interesting balance of political ideas and personalities of founders such as Hamilton, Jefferson, Adams, and Washington.

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As per our daughter who needed to read this for her high school history class-"this book was pretty good."


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