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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

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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.

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780593460214 (paperback)
  • ISBN: 0593460219 (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: Large type books.
collective biographies.
travelog (performed works genre)
travelers’ writings.
Travel writing.
Biographies.
History.
Biographies.
Travel writing.
Biographies.
Récits de voyages.

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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