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Location/Available   St. Cloud State University MC Main Collection - Basement Call #: E322 .G73 2005 Library Info
Author   LinkGrant, James, 1946-
Title   LinkJohn Adams : party of one / James Grant.
Edition   1st ed.
Publisher   New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, c2005.
Physical Details   530 p., [16] p. of plates : ill. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography   Includes bibliographical references (p. 451-507) and index.
Contents Note   "More fortunate than all my fellow citizens" -- Son of puritans -- To live and die in Braintree -- "Glowing like furnaces" -- "From so small a spark" -- "Hearty in the cause" -- In defense of Captain Preston -- "In opposition to the rising sun" -- Faith of Brattle Street -- "A man of 1774" -- "Called by providence" -- Whirlwind -- "Conquer or die" -- Making of a diplomat -- A Yankee in Paris -- Constitution monger -- Fencing with Count Vergennes -- Triumph in Amsterdam -- Peacemaker, junk-bond promoter -- Joyous reunion -- Minister to the court of St. James -- Stuffed shirt -- Mr. vice president -- "President by three votes" -- Party of one -- Road to tranquility.
Summary   A biography of the revolutionary, founding father, and second president of the United States explores his origins as a son of Massachusetts who crafted himself into an uncompromisingly ethical politician and social reformer.
Related Resource    Contributor biographical information -- 
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Subject   LinkAdams, John, 1735-1826.
Subject   LinkPresidents -- United States -- Biography.
Browse Call Number   LinkE322 .G73 2005
ISBN   0374113149 (hardcover : alk. paper)
  9780374113148 (hardcover : alk. paper)
  0374530238 (pbk.)
  9780374530235 (pbk.)
System Number   55220408 65181384
Record Id   003620468
Format   <Print Book>

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