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Title:John Adams
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  • The Fault in Our Stars
  • Harry Potter a l'ecole des sorciers (limited boxed edition, in French of Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone)
  • Of Mice and Men
  • Pride and Prejudice
  • 1984
  • The Hobbit
  • Animal Farm
  • nglar och demoner
  • Looking for Alaska
  • Dear John
  • A Game of Thrones (A Song of Ice and Fire, #1)
  • Romeo and Juliet
  • Paper Towns
  • The Lightning Thief (Percy Jackson and the Olympians, #1)
  • Anna and the French Kiss (Anna and the French Kiss, #1)
  • Geisha (French Language Edition)
  • The Annotated Little Women
  • Brave New World
  • Wuthering Heights
  • Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, Book 1
  • Harry Potter and the Cursed Child - Parts One and Two (Harry Potter, #8)
  • In the Woods (Dublin Murder Squad, #1)
  • Water for Elephants
  • Eragon
  • A Time to Kill (Jake Brigance, #1)
  • John Adams
  • Bring Me Back
  • Uglies (Uglies, #1)
  • The Mourning Bells (Lady of Ashes, #4)
  • Thirteen Reasons Why
  • ramos unos nios
  • The Husband's Secret
  • Body Language 101: The Ultimate Guide to Knowing When People Are Lying, How They Are Feeling, What They Are Thinking, and More
  • 12 Rules for Life: An Antidote to Chaos
  • Sons of Blackbird Mountain (Blackbird Mountain, #1)
  • All the Bright Places
  • How to Tame a Beast in Seven Days (The Embraced, #1)
  • Still Me (Me Before You, #3)

The Fault in Our Stars Harry Potter a l ecole des sorciers limited boxed edition in French of Harry Potter and the Sorcerer s Stone Of Mice and Men Pride and Prejudice The Hobbit Animal Farm nglar och demoner Looking for Alaska Dear John A Game of Thrones A Song of Ice and Fire Romeo and Juliet Paper Towns The Lightning Thief Percy Jackson and the Olympians Anna and the French Kiss Anna and the French Kiss Geisha French Language Edition The Annotated Little Women Brave New World Wuthering Heights Hitchhiker s Guide to the Galaxy Book Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Parts One and Two Harry Potter In the Woods Dublin Murder Squad Water for Elephants Eragon A Time to Kill Jake Brigance John Adams Bring Me Back Uglies Uglies The Mourning Bells Lady of Ashes Thirteen Reasons Why ramos unos ni os The Husband s Secret Body Language The Ultimate Guide to Knowing When People Are Lying How They Are Feeling What They Are Thinking and More Rules for Life An Antidote to Chaos Sons of Blackbird Mountain Blackbird Mountain All the Bright Places How to Tame a Beast in Seven Days The Embraced Still Me Me Before You

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The enthralling often surprising story of John Adams one of the most important and fascinating Americans who ever lived br br In this powerful epic biography David McCullough unfolds the adventurous life journey of John Adams the brilliant fiercely independent often irascible always honest Yankee patriot the colossus of independence as Thomas Jefferson called him who spared nothing in his zeal for the American Revolution who rose to become the second President of the United States and saved the country from blundering into an unnecessary war who was learned beyond all but a few and regarded by some as out of his senses and whose marriage to the wise and valiant Abigail Adams is one of the moving love stories in American history br br Like his masterly Pulitzer Prize winning biography Truman David McCullough s John Adams has the sweep and vitality of a great novel It is both a riveting portrait of an abundantly human man and a vivid evocation of his time much of it drawn from an outstanding collection of Adams family letters and diaries In particular the more than one thousand surviving letters between John and Abigail Adams nearly half of which have never been published provide extraordinary access to their private lives and make it possible to know John Adams as no other major American of his founding era br br As he has with stunning effect in his previous books McCullough tells the story from within from the point of view of the amazing eighteenth century and of those who caught up in events had no sure way of knowing how things would turn out George Washington Benjamin Franklin John Jay the British spy Edward Bancroft Madame Lafayette and Jefferson s Paris interest Maria Cosway Alexander Hamilton James Madison the scandalmonger James Callender Sally Hemings John Marshall Talleyrand and Aaron Burr all figure in this panoramic chronicle as does importantly John Quincy Adams the adored son whom Adams would live to see become President br br Crucial to the story as it was to history is the relationship between Adams and Jefferson born opposites one a Massachusetts farmer s son the other a Virginia aristocrat and slaveholder one short and stout the other tall and spare Adams embraced conflict Jefferson avoided it Adams had great humor Jefferson very little But they were alike in their devotion to their country br br At first they were ardent co revolutionaries then fellow diplomats and close friends With the advent of the two political parties they became archrivals even enemies in the intense struggle for the presidency in perhaps the most vicious election in history Then amazingly they became friends again and ultimately incredibly they died on the same day their day of days July in the year br br Much about John Adams s life will come as a surprise to many readers His courageous voyage on the frigate Boston in the winter of and his later trek over the Pyrenees are exploits that few would have dared and that few readers will ever forget br br It is a life encompassing a huge arc Adams lived longer than any president The story ranges from the Boston Massacre to Philadelphia in to the Versailles of Louis XVI from Spain to Amsterdam from the Court of St James s where Adams was the first American to stand before King George III as a representative of the new nation to the raw half finished Capital by the Potomac where Adams was the first President to occupy the White House br br This is history on a grand scale a book about politics and war and social issues but also about human nature love religious faith virtue ambition friendship and betrayal and the far reaching consequences of noble ideas Above all John Adams is an enthralling often surprising story of one of the most important and fascinating Americans who ever lived John Adams books by David McCullough