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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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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 11/24/2018
Bloomfield Eastern Greene Co PL - Bloomfield Main 973.33 PHI (Text) 36803001069355 NONFIC Checked out 11/23/2018
Brownstown PL - Brownstown 973.337 P545 (Text) 79361000110648 Adult Nonfiction - History Checked out 12/04/2018
Carnegie PL of Steuben Co - Angola 973.337 PHI (Text) 33118000186514 Adult: New Book On holds shelf -
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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]

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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 -- 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 -- 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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