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The glorious cause : a novel of the American Revolution, Jeff Shaara

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The glorious cause : a novel of the American Revolution
Title
The glorious cause
Title remainder
a novel of the American Revolution
Statement of responsibility
Jeff Shaara
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A novel about a pivotal period in the American Revolution relates the colonists' uphill battle in their quest for freedom, while General George Washington makes a fateful decision to cross the Delaware River and confront the enemy in New Jersey. It was never a war in which the outcome was obvious. Despite their spirit and stamina, the colonists were outmanned and outfought by the brazen British army. General George Washington found his troops trounced in the battles of Brooklyn and Manhattan and retreated toward Pennsylvania. With the future of the colonies at its lowest ebb, Washington made his most fateful decision: to cross the Delaware River and attack the enemy. The stunning victory at Trenton began a saga of victory and defeat that concluded with the British surrender at Yorktown, a moment that changed the history of the world. There is George Washington, the charismatic leader who held his army together to achieve an unlikely victory; Charles Cornwallis, the no-nonsense British general, more than a match for his colonial counterpart; Nathaniel Greene, who rose from obscurity to become the finest battlefield commander in Washington's army; The Marquis de Lafayette, the young Frenchman who brought a soldier's passion to America; and Benjamin Franklin, a brilliant man of science and philosophy who became the finest statesman of his day
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
813/.54
Illustrations
maps
Index
no index present
Interest level
UG
LC call number
PS3569.H18
LC item number
G58 2002
Literary form
fiction
Reading level
8.1
Study program name
Accelerated Reader AR
The glorious cause : a novel of the American Revolution, Jeff Shaara
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The glorious cause : a novel of the American Revolution, Jeff Shaara
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Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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Dimensions
25 cm
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Edition
1st ed.
Extent
638 pages
Isbn
9780345427564
Lccn
2002034240
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
maps
System control number
ocm50590827

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