MAN FROM MT. VERNON by Burke Boyce
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MAN FROM MT. VERNON

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A stirring, motivated story of the man who won the American Revolution, tracing his development from the time Congress gave him command of our forces until victory was in sight after the battle of Yorktown. Washington emerges as a man of enormous stature -- passionate, fiery-tempered, indomitable, honest and determined to live by his own principles. Several passages such as the discovery of Benedict Arnold's treachery and the execution of Major Andre are genuinely moving. Burke Boyce avoids the pitfall of allowing original background sources to overshadow the dramatic development of the work.

Pub Date: Jan. 18th, 1961
Publisher: Harper