The General and Mrs. Washington

The General and Mrs. Washington

The Untold Story of A Marriage & A Revolution

Book - 2006
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Baker & Taylor
Draws on letters and journals of contemporaries to offer a portrait of the forty-year marriage between George and Martha Washington, providing insight into the couple's deep sense of commitment to each other and the nation.

Sourcebooks Inc.
Here is the story of the fateful marriage of the richest woman in Virginia and the man who could have been king. In telling their story, Chadwick explains not only their remarkable devotion to each other, but why the wealthiest couple in Virginia became revolutionaries who risked the loss of their vast estates and their very lives.

"One of George Washington's secret weapons in his rise to power and immortality was the extraordinary woman he married. The story of the half-century-long married love affair of George and Martha Washington is truly inspiring."
-Willard Sterne Randall, author of George Washington, A Life

"Chadwick puts a more human face on Washington by creating a very detailed portrait of how he and the outgoing Martha lived: their food, their slaves and servants, their health, their furniture, their daily life together."-USA Today

Publisher: Naperville, Ill. : Sourcebooks, c2006
ISBN: 9781402206955
140220695X
Branch Call Number: 973.410922 C345g 2006
Characteristics: vi, 406 p., [8] p. of plates : ill. ; 24 cm

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