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Rise to rebellion [electronic resource] : The American Revolutionary War Series, Book 1. Jeff Shaara.

Shaara, Jeff. (Author).
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  • ISBN: 9780345478504 (electronic bk)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource
  • Publisher: New York : Ballantine Books, 2004.

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Summary, etc.: Jeff Shaara dazzled readers with his bestselling novels Gods and Generals, The Last Full Measure, and Gone for Soldiers. Now the acclaimed author who illuminated the Civil War and the Mexican-American War brilliantly brings to life the American Revolution, creating a superb saga of the men who helped to forge the destiny of a nation.In 1770, the fuse of revolution is lit by a fateful command??Fire!??as England?s peacekeeping mission ignites into the Boston Massacre. The senseless killing of civilians leads to a tumultuous trial in which lawyer John Adams must defend the very enemy who has assaulted and abused the laws he holds sacred.The taut courtroom drama soon broadens into a stunning epic of war as King George III leads a reckless and corrupt government in London toward the escalating abuse of his colonies. Outraged by the increasing loss of their liberties, an extraordinary gathering of America?s most inspiring characters...
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Subject: Fiction.
Historical Fiction.
Genre: Electronic books.

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