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Travels with George : in search of Washington and his legacy  Cover Image Large Print Book Large Print Book

Travels with George : in search of Washington and his legacy

Summary: Written at a moment when America's founding figures are under increasing scrutiny, the author, retracing George Washington's journey as a new president through all thirteen former colonies, paints a picture of eighteenth-century America as divided and fraught as it is today.

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  • ISBN: 0593460219 (paperback)
  • ISBN: 9780593460214 (paperback)
  • Physical Description: xxi, 578 pages (large print) : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First large print edition.
  • Publisher: [New York] : Random House Large Print, [2021]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 471-548) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Loomings -- Mount Vernon -- "Wreaths and chaplets of flowers" -- New York -- Dreaming of George Washington -- "Only a man" -- Turf wars -- "A child of God" -- The middle road home -- The spies of Long Island -- Newport -- Providence -- Terra incognita -- The fellowship of the past -- "Follow the yellow brick road -- "Eleven o'clock Sunday morning -- "A cat may look on a king" -- Muddy freshets -- "The devil's own roads" -- Epilogue. The view from the mountain.
Subject: Washington, George 1732-1799 Travel United States
Philbrick, Nathaniel Travel United States
United States History 18th century
United States Politics and government 1789-1797
United States Description and travel
Historical reenactments United States
Large type books
États-Unis Histoire 18e siècle
États-Unis Politique et gouvernement 1789-1797
États-Unis Descriptions et voyages
Reconstitution historique États-Unis
Livres en gros caractères
large print books
Philbrick, Nathaniel
Washington, George 1732-1799
Historical reenactments
Large type books
Politics and government
Travel
United States
Genre: Récits de voyages.
Biographies.
Travel writing.
Biographies.
History.
Biographies.
Travel writing.
travelers’ writings.
travelog (performed works genre)
collective biographies.
Large type books.

Available copies

  • 1 of 1 copy available at State Library of Alabama.

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  • 0 current holds with 1 total copy.
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APLS LP 973.4109 PHI 2021 31291002950440 MODEL LIBRARY Available -


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