Mount vernon love story : A Novel of George and Martha Washington. / Mary Higgins Clark.
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- ISBN: 9780743206303 (electronic bk)
- Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : [publisher not identified], 2002.
|Summary, etc.:|| Charming, insightful and immensely entertaining in its unique presentation of one of America's legendary figures, Mount Vernon Love Story, by famed suspense writer Mary Higgins Clark, shows the reader the man behind the legend, a man of flesh, blood and passion, and in the author's skilled hands, the story and the man come fully and dramatically alive. Mary Higgins Clark's interest in George Washington was first sparked by a radio series she was writing in the 1960s, called "Portrait of a Patriot," vignettes of American presidents. Always a lover of history, she wrote this biographical novel -- her first book -- and titled it Aspire to the Heavens, which was the family motto of George Washington's mother. With all events, dates, scenes and characters based on historical research, the book was published in 1969. Its recent discovery by a Washington family descendent led to its reissue under its new title, Mount Vernon Love Story. In researching...
|Target Audience Note:|| Grade 5
UG/Upper grades (9th-12)
6.8 ATOS Level
|Reproduction Note:|| Electronic reproduction. New York : Simon & Schuster, 2002. Requires Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 6030 KB) or Amazon Kindle (file size: N/A KB) or OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB).
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