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John Adams

a bibliography

by John E. Ferling

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  • 33 Currently reading

Published by Greenwood Press in Westport, Conn .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Adams, John, 1735-1826 -- Bibliography,
    • United States -- Politics and government -- 1797-1801 -- Bibliography

    • Edition Notes

      Includes indexes.

      Statementcompiled by John Ferling.
      SeriesBibliographies of the presidents of the United States,, no. 2
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsZ8015.6 .F46 1994, E322 .F46 1994
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxxi, 222 p. :
      Number of Pages222
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1418812M
      ISBN 100313281602
      LC Control Number93028706

      May 22,  · A true insight! I stumbled upon this book while looking at some material for Thomas Jefferson. I must tell everyone that the nature, character and political astuteness contained in the person of John Adams, as written by the author, compels one through each succeeding page/5(). John Adams, the first vice president (–97) and second president (–) of the United States. He was an early advocate of American independence and a major figure in the Continental Congress. He was regarded as one of the most significant statesmen of the revolutionary era.

      Oct 31,  · FRIENDS DIVIDED John Adams and Thomas Jefferson By Gordon S. Wood Illustrated. pp. Penguin Press. $ Thomas Jefferson, describing John Adams in . 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.

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John Adams book, with that said, I will affirm that this is one of the best books I have ever read, much less one of the best biographies/5(K). May 01,  · The enthralling, often surprising story of John Adams, one of the most important and fascinating Americans who ever lived. 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/5.

John Adams has books on Goodreads with ratings. John Adams’s most popular book is The Portable John Adams. John Adams has books on Goodreads with ratings. John Adams’s most popular book is The Portable John Adams. David McCullough has twice received the Pulitzer Prize, for Truman and John Adams, and twice received the National Book Award, for The Path Between the Seas and Mornings on akikopavolka.com other acclaimed books include The Johnstown Flood, The Great Bridge, Brave Companions,The Greater Journey, The American Spirit, and The Wright akikopavolka.com is the recipient of numerous Released on: September 03, Sep 03,  · David McCullough has twice received the Pulitzer Prize, for Truman and John Adams, and twice received the National Book Award, for The Path Between the Seas and Mornings on akikopavolka.com other acclaimed books include The Johnstown Flood, The Great Bridge, Brave Companions,The Greater Journey, The American Spirit, and The Wright akikopavolka.com is the /5.

John Adams by David McCullough Being the first book picked by the Book Club, I recently joined, I was overwhelmed by Mr. McCullough's research on John Adams. I felt like I was back in History class only this time enjoying it.

I learned more in this book about our country and Read More Steve. John Adams (October 30, – July 4, ) was an American statesman, attorney, diplomat, writer, and Founding Father who served as the second president of the United States, from to Before his presidency, he was a leader of the American Revolution that achieved independence from Great Britain and served as the first vice president of the United akikopavolka.comed by: George Washington.

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Looking for books by John Adams. See all books authored by John Adams, including My Dearest Friend: Letters of Abigail and John Adams, and The Adams-Jefferson Letters: The Complete Between Thomas Jefferson and Abigail and John Adams, and more on akikopavolka.com From a general summary to chapter summaries to explanations of famous quotes, the SparkNotes John Adams Study Guide has everything you need to ace quizzes, tests, and essays.

Served: Book: Whatever he was reading. If John Adams was a big reader, then his one-time friend and one-time enemy Thomas Jefferson was a HUGE reader. Jefferson was known to collect. May 22,  · David McCullough has twice received the Pulitzer Prize, for Truman and John Adams, and twice received the National Book Award, for The Path Between the Seas and Mornings on akikopavolka.com other acclaimed books include The Johnstown Flood, The Great Bridge, Brave Companions,The Greater Journey, The American Spirit, and The Wright akikopavolka.com is the /5(K).

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was/5(K). Mar 09,  · The journey through the John Adams presidency involved nearly five weeks and over 3, pages of reading. It included four biographies (five counting "Passionate Sage" which arguably falls into its own hybrid biography/character analysis category) and two "ancillary" books on Adams: one centered on his unsuccessful campaign in against Thomas Jefferson, and one focused.

Jun 11,  · Their son Joseph Adams Jr. married Hannah Bass, great-granddaughter of John and Priscilla Alden of the Plymouth landing and Mayflower epic. Their son, the first John Adams, married Susanna Boylston, the daughter of a family in Massachusetts medical history. Into the Adams-Boylston marriage was born John Adams, the eldest of the three sons/5.

Embittered, Adams left the new capital in Washington in a huff and retreated to his house in Braintree. There, as he mellowed, he began a wonderfully rich correspondence with Jefferson and a deep friendship developed. Adams lived long enough to see his eldest son, John Quincy Adams.

Sep 01,  · John Adams is exceptional in that McCullough has managed to outdo even his works on Harry Truman and Theodore Roosevelt, which takes some doing, believe me.

The typical view of John Adams is that he was a dull, humorless failure of a President sandwiched between the two great success stories of George Washington and Thomas Jefferson.5/5(5). Mar 16,  · Giamatti is a great actor and he brings John Adams to life. Wilkinson as Benjamin Franklin is one of the highlights.

The realism of the time frame is brought to life like few movies have done; accuracy in costumes, to architecture, and locational shots/10(K). Sep 18,  · 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 %().

David McCullogh's biography of John Adams is an outstanding book about an outstanding man. This is one of the finest biographies I have read or listened to. By the end of the book I felt like I knew John Adams - both his outstanding strengths and his human frailties.Jan 29,  · David McCullough has twice received the Pulitzer Prize, for Truman and John Adams, and twice received the National Book Award, for The Path Between the Seas and Mornings on akikopavolka.com other acclaimed books include The Johnstown Flood, The Great Bridge, Brave Companions,The Greater Journey, and The Wright akikopavolka.com is the recipient of numerous /5(K).John Adams, to gauge by the letters and diaries from which McCullough liberally quotes, did not exactly go out of his way to assume a leadership role in the tumultuous years of the American Revolution, though he was always “ambitious to excel.”.