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In the hurricane's eye : the genius of George Washington and the victory at Yorktown / Nathaniel Philbrick.

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  • 26 of 40 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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1 current hold with 40 total copies.

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Adams PL Sys. - Decatur Branch 973.337 PHI IN (Text) 34207002208503 Adult Non-Fiction Available -
Alexandria-Monroe PL - Alexandria 973.337 PHI (Text) 37521530906900 AMPL Adult New Nonfiction Shelf Available -
Batesville Mem. PL - Batesville 973.337 PHILBRICK (Text) 34706001615451 Non-Fiction 900-999 Checked out 01/24/2019
Bloomfield Eastern Greene Co PL - Bloomfield Main 973.33 PHI (Text) 36803001069355 NONFIC Available -
Brownstown PL - Brownstown 973.337 P545 (Text) 79361000110648 Adult Nonfiction - History Available -
Carnegie PL of Steuben Co - Angola 973.337 PHI (Text) 33118000186514 Adult: New Book Available -
Clinton PL - Clinton 973.337 PHI (Text) 36806002090320 NEW ITEMS Available -
Culver-Union Twp PL - Culver 973.337 PHILBRICK (Text) 34304000922164 Adult - Nonfiction Checked out 01/29/2019
Danville-Center Twp PL - Danville 973.337 Phi (Text) 32604000205440 DCTPLD AD New Books Available -
Eckhart PL - Auburn Plaza 973.3 PHI (Text) 840191002532689 Auburn Plaza - New Adult Nonfiction Available -
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Record details

  • ISBN: 9780525426769
  • ISBN: 0525426760
  • Physical Description: xv, 366 pages, 32 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: New York : Viking, [2018]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Maps on endpapers.
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages [285]-346) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Preface: the land and the sea -- Part I: Against the wind: The building storm -- An enemy in the heart of the country -- Delays and accidents of the sea -- Bayonets and zeal -- The end of the tether -- Part II: A ray of light -- The spur of speed -- Ligne de vitesse -- Yorktown -- The north river captain -- Epilogue: aftermath.
Summary, etc.:
"In the fall of 1780, after five frustrating years of war, George Washington had come to realize that the only way to defeat the British Empire was with the help of the French navy. But as he had learned after two years of trying, coordinating his army's movements with those of a fleet of warships based thousands of miles away was next to impossible. And then, on September 5, 1781, the impossible happened. Recognized today as one of the most important naval engagements in the history of the world, the Battle of the Chesapeake--fought without a single American ship--made the subsequent victory of the Americans at Yorktown a virtual inevitability. A riveting and wide-ranging story, full of dramatic, unexpected turns, "In the Hurricane's Eye" reveals that the fate of the American Revolution depended, in the end, on Washington and the sea."-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Washington, George, 1732-1799 > Military leadership.
Yorktown (Va.) > History > Siege, 1781.
United States > History > Revolution, 1775-1783 > Participation, French.
Southern States > History > Revolution, 1775-1783.

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