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John Adams: A Life by John Ferling

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John Adams: A Life
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Publisher: The University of Tennessee Press
ISBN/ASIN: B0032XO5SK
Number of pages: 556

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Ferling offers a compelling portrait of one of the giants of the Revolutionary era. Drawing on extensive research, Ferling depicts a reluctant revolutionary, a leader who was deeply troubled by the warfare that he helped to make, and a fiercely independent statesman. The book brings to life an exciting time, an age in which Adams played an important political and intellectual role.

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