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The revolutionary : Samuel Adams / Stacy Schiff.

Schiff, Stacy,(author.).

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  • 13 of 28 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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6 current holds with 28 total copies.

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Cambridge City PL - Cambridge City B Ada (Text) 76893000275648 Adult Biographies Checked out 12/20/2022
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 Available -
Eckhart PL - Main BIO ADAMS samuel (Text) 840191003167901 New Items - Main Level Available -
Fayette Co PL - Connersville 973.309 SCH (Text) 39230032269704 Adult New Books Available -
Fortville-Vernon Twp PL - Fortville BIO ADAMS, S. (Text) 38301000049296 New Books Available -
Greentown PL - Greentown 973.309 SCHIFF (Text) 75342000093156 Adult Non-Fiction Checked out 12/12/2022
Hussey-Mayfield Mem. PL - Zionsville B ADAMS, SAMUEL SCHIFF (Text) 33946003900334 New Books . 2nd Floor Checked out 12/11/2022
Jay Co PL - Portland B A217s (Text) 76383000495749 Adult New Shelf, B Checked out 12/09/2022
Jefferson Co PL - Madison Main Branch 921 ADAM (Text) 39391007122870 Nonfiction Checked out 12/12/2022
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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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