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The Resource Adopted son : Washington, Lafayette, and the friendship that saved the Revolution, David A. Clary

Adopted son : Washington, Lafayette, and the friendship that saved the Revolution, David A. Clary

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Adopted son : Washington, Lafayette, and the friendship that saved the Revolution
Title
Adopted son
Title remainder
Washington, Lafayette, and the friendship that saved the Revolution
Statement of responsibility
David A. Clary
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"They were unlikely comrades-in-arms. One was a self-taught, middle-aged Virginia planter in charge of a ragtag army of revolutionaries, the other a rich, glory-seeking teenage French aristocrat. But the childless Washington and the orphaned Lafayette forged a bond as strong as any between father and son, a trust that saw them through betrayals, shifting political alliances, and the trials of war. Their friendship continued throughout their lives. Lafayette inspired widespread French support for a struggling young America and personally influenced Washington's antislavery views. Washington's enduring example as general and statesman guided Lafayette during France's own revolution years later. Using personal letters and other key documents, author Clary offers a rare glimpse of the American Revolution, including intimate portraits of such major figures as Alexander Hamilton, Benedict Arnold, and Benjamin Franklin. The result is a remarkable, little-known epic of friendship, revolution, and the birth of a nation."--From publisher description
Biography type
collective biography
Cataloging source
BTCTA
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Clary, David A
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Washington, George
  • Washington, George
  • Lafayette, Marie Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert Du Motier
  • Lafayette, Marie Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert Du Motier
  • Presidents
  • Statesmen
  • United States
  • United States
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Adopted son : Washington, Lafayette, and the friendship that saved the Revolution, David A. Clary
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [532]-550) and index
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
564 p.
Isbn
9780553383454
Lccn
2006022981
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
  • ocn166358616
  • (OCoLC)166358616
Label
Adopted son : Washington, Lafayette, and the friendship that saved the Revolution, David A. Clary
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [532]-550) and index
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
564 p.
Isbn
9780553383454
Lccn
2006022981
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
  • ocn166358616
  • (OCoLC)166358616

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