The Notorious Benedict Arnold

The Notorious Benedict Arnold

A True Story of Adventure, Heroism, & Treachery

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Provides a biography of America's first traitor that reads like an adventure tale, full of heroism, treachery, battle scenes, and surprising twists.

Random House Digital
On a bitter cold day in January 1741 Benedict Arnold was born. Little did anyone know that he would grow up to become the most infamous villain in American history. But first, he would be one of the country's greatest war heroes. Fearless in the line of fire, a genius at strategy and motivating his men, General Arnold was America's first action hero. But his thirst for recognition would ultimately be his undoing. Hopeless at political maneuvers, prone to outbursts of ego and temper, Arnold saw his fame slowly slipping away. And so, he came up with a plan that would guarantee his place in history . . .    Packed with gripping first-person accounts, astonishing battle scenes, and shocking betrayals, this accessible biography proves that there's more than one side to every good story.

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On a bitter cold day in January 1741 Benedict Arnold was born. Little did anyone know that he would grow up to become the most infamous villain in American history. But first, he would be one of the country's greatest war heroes. Fearless in the line of fire, a genius at strategy and motivating his men, General Arnold was America's first action hero. But his thirst for recognition would ultimately be his undoing. Hopeless at political
maneuvers, prone to outbursts of ego and temper, Arnold saw his fame slowly slipping away. And so, he came up with a plan that would guarantee his place in history . . .
     Packed with gripping first-person accounts, astonishing battle scenes, and shocking betrayals, this accessible biography proves that there's more than one side to every good story.

Publisher: New York : Roaring Brook Press, c2010
ISBN: 9780449014998
Branch Call Number: Audio Download TEEN
Characteristics: 1 sound file : digital
Additional Contributors: OverDrive, Inc

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If Benedict Arnold had died at the Battle of Saratoga, he would have been a great American hero, celebrated for his role in winning the American Revolution. Instead, he survived—to die in shame and poverty, reviled as a traitor.

If Benedict Arnold had died at the Battle of Saratoga, he would have been a great American hero, celebrated for his role in winning the American Revolution. Instead, he survived—to die in shame and poverty, reviled as a traitor.

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