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Travels with George [large print] : in search of Washington and his legacy / Nathaniel Philbrick.


Written at a moment when America's founding figures are under increasing scrutiny, the author, retracing George Washington's journey as a new president through all thirteen former colonies, paints a picture of eighteenth-century America as divided and fraught as it is today.

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780593460214
  • ISBN: 0593460219
  • Physical Description: xxi, 578 pages (large print) : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First large print edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Random House Large Print, [2021]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages [519]-548) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Loomings -- Mount Vernon -- "Wreaths and chaplets of flowers" -- New York -- Dreaming of George Washington -- "Only a man" -- Turf wars -- "A child of God" -- The middle road home -- The spies of Long Island -- Newport -- Providence -- Terra incognita -- The fellowship of the past -- "Follow the yellow brick road -- "Eleven o'clock Sunday morning -- "A cat may look on a king" -- Muddy freshets -- "The devil's own roads" -- Epilogue. The view from the mountain.
Subject: Washington, George, 1732-1799 > Travel > United States.
Philbrick, Nathaniel > Travel > United States.
Historical reenactments > United States.
United States > History > 18th century.
United States > Politics and government > 1789-1797.
United States > Description and travel.
Genre: Large type books.
Travel writing.

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