Abigail Adams: A Biography

Abigail Adams: A Biography

by Phyllis Lee Levin

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Overview

Wife of one president and mother of another, Abigail Adams was an extraordinary woman living at an extraordinary time in American history. A tireless letter writer and diarist, her penetrating and often caustic impressions of most of the major persons of her day—including Ben Franklin, George and Martha Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Alexander Hamilton, and King George III, among others—provide one of the best first-hand accounts of the American Revolution. This biography, researched and written over a fourteen-year period, is a fascinating portrait of a brilliant woman at the center of the founding of the American republic.



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ISBN-13: 9780312291686
Publisher: St. Martin's Publishing Group
Publication date: 11/05/2001
Edition description: Second Edition
Pages: 592
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.35(d)

About the Author

Abigail Adams is Phyllis Lee Levin's third book. A graduate of Mount Holyoke College, she has been a reporter, editor, and columnist for The New York Times. She was also a feature writer and editor for numerous Condé Nast publications. Mrs. Levin lives in Manhattan.

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