MORNING OF A HERO by Burke Boyce

MORNING OF A HERO

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KIRKUS REVIEW

Here is George Washington at 17, and what a marvelous lad: quaffing mugs of whiskey and buying drinks for the house; surveying Lord Fairfax's colossal acreage and living in the Virginia wilderness; cavorting and wrestling at tribal dances of the Delaware Indians (""benighted, innocent savages""); writing love poetry and in love with his best friend's wife. The variety in Mr. Boyce's portrait is a revelation, and the scenes have a rain-clear reality.

Pub Date: Oct. 23rd, 1963
Publisher: Harper & Row