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Title:
Dearest friend : a life of Abigail Adams
Author:
Withey, Lynne.
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Edition:
First Touchstone edition.
Publication Information:
New York, NY : Simon & Schuster, 2002.
Physical Description:
xiv, 369 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Summary:
This is the life of Abigail Adams, wife of patriot John Adams, who became the most influential woman in Revolutionary America.
General Note:
Originally published: New York : Free Press, 1981.
Language:
English
Contents:
A minister's daughter -- John -- Wife and mother -- Politics -- War -- Independence -- A woman's sacrifice -- The long separation -- Years of decision -- Europe -- "The Ambassadress" -- A homesick American -- The Vice President's lady -- An interlude at Quincy -- Mrs. President -- "The federal city" -- The matriarch of Peacefield -- The curtain falls.
ISBN:
9780743234436
Format :
Book

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