John Adams

John Adams

Audiobook CD - 2008
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Biography of John Adams portraying him as a brilliant, fiercely independent Yankee patriot who spared nothing in his zeal for the American Revolution and then rose to become the second president of the United States.
Publisher: New York : Audioworks/Simon & Schuster Audio : Home Box Office (HBO), [2008], c2001]
Copyright Date: [℗2008], c2001
ISBN: 9780743572439
Branch Call Number: CD B Ad185M 2008
Characteristics: 24 audio discs (approximately 30 hr.) : digital, stereophonic ; 4 3/4 in
Additional Contributors: Runger, Nelson


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Jul 22, 2014

David McCullough writes, was "not a man of the world" and not fond of politics--came to greatness as the second president of the United States, and one of the most distinguished of a generation of revolutionary leaders. He found reason to dislike sectarian wrangling even more in the aftermath

DesPlainesReaders Aug 24, 2012

"I must study politics and war that my sons may have liberty to study mathematics and philosophy." ~John Adams

DesPlainesReaders Aug 24, 2012

"Do justly. Love mercy. Walk humbly. This is enough." ~John Adams, in a letter to his granddaughter Caroline

DesPlainesReaders Aug 24, 2012

"Griefs upon griefs! Disappointments upon disappointments. What then? This is a gay, merry world notwithstanding." ~John Adams


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DesPlainesReaders Aug 24, 2012

Often unheralded among the Founding Fathers, John Adams was a true patriot with a fiery temper and a huge heart. This excellent biography reveals a family man full of wit and someone who was indispensable to the creation and early function of the United States. ~wearespartacus/notTom


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