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The revolutionary : Samuel Adams / Stacy Schiff.

Schiff, Stacy,(author.).

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  • 18 of 46 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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4 current holds with 46 total copies.

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Adams PL Sys. - Decatur Branch B ADAMS SCH (Text) 34207002499540 Adult Non-Fiction Biographies Checked out 02/15/2023
Akron Carnegie PL - Akron B ADA (Text) 75253000066760 Adult NEW Non-fiction Available -
Attica PL - Attica B ADAMS (Text) 74231000127934 Adult Nonfiction Available -
Batesville Mem. PL - Batesville 920 ADAMS SAMUEL (Text) 34706001760687 Non-Fiction 900-999 Checked out 02/13/2023
Butler PL - Butler 921 ADAMS S (Text) 73174005048536 Adult: Nonfiction Available -
Cambridge City PL - Cambridge City B Ada (Text) 76893000275648 Adult Biographies Available -
Carnegie PL of Steuben Co - Angola B ADAMS S (Text) 33118000202099 Adult: New Book Available -
Culver-Union Twp PL - Culver BIO ADAMS SCHIFF (Text) 34304001038164 Adult - Biography Checked out 02/25/2023
Eckhart PL - Main BIO ADAMS samuel (Text) 840191003167901 New Items - Main Level Checked out 02/17/2023
Fayette Co PL - Connersville 973.309 SCH (Text) 39230032269704 Adult New Books Available -
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Record details

  • ISBN: 9780316441117
  • ISBN: 0316441112
  • Physical Description: vii, 422 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (chiefly color), map ; 25 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Little, Brown and Company, [2022]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 331-404) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Truly the man of the revolution -- A voice in the darkness, a knock at the door -- The great town of Boston -- The very honest Samuel Adams, clerk -- Nothing could have given greater disgust -- On the brink of a precipice -- Perhaps I am captious -- It is dangerous to be silent -- An exasperated people -- I shall stand alone -- A remarkable instance of order and justice among savages -- This important glorious crisis -- The best cause that virtuous men contend for.
Summary, etc.:
"Thomas Jefferson asserted that if there was any leader of the Revolution, "Samuel Adams was the man." With high-minded ideals and bare-knuckle tactics, Adams led what could be called the greatest campaign of civil resistance in American history. Stacy Schiff returns Adams to his seat of glory, introducing us to the shrewd and eloquent man who supplied the moral backbone of the American Revolution. He employed every tool available to rally a town, a colony, and eventually a band of colonies behind him, creating the cause that created a country. For his efforts he became the most wanted man in America: When Paul Revere rode to Lexington in 1775, it was to warn Samuel Adams that he was about to be arrested for treason. In The Revolutionary: Samuel Adams, Schiff brings her masterful skills to Adams's improbable life, illuminating his transformation from aimless son of a well-off family to tireless, beguiling radical who mobilized the colonies."-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Adams, Samuel, 1722-1803.
Politicians > United States > Biography.
United States. Declaration of Independence > Signers > Biography.
United States > History > Revolution, 1775-1783 > Biography.
United States > Politics and government > 1775-1783.
BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Historical
BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Political
Genre: Biographies.

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