MORNING IN AMERICA by Willard Wiener

MORNING IN AMERICA

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KIRKUS REVIEW

Thinly veiled as fiction, this stands closer to biography, in a rough, realistic portrait of one of the earliest American Fascists, the American Revolution's General Lee, as told by his manservant, Israel Eusopus. The plot is slight, as it follows the factual pattern. Lee is taken prisoner by British General Howe, in New York City; the long months in jail rankled and his exchange was slow in going through. In the interim he betrays his country by passing on information to Howe; finally is released, goes to Valley Forge, opposes Washington's decision to attack -- and is court martialed. Another panel in the close ups of our early history.

Pub Date: Nov. 2nd, 1942
Publisher: Farrar & Rinehart