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The Resource Adopted son : Washington, Lafayette, and the friendship that saved the Revolution, David A. Clary

Adopted son : Washington, Lafayette, and the friendship that saved the Revolution, David A. Clary

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Adopted son : Washington, Lafayette, and the friendship that saved the Revolution
Title
Adopted son
Title remainder
Washington, Lafayette, and the friendship that saved the Revolution
Statement of responsibility
David A. Clary
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"They were unlikely comrades-in-arms. One was a self-taught, middle-aged Virginia planter in charge of a ragtag army of revolutionaries, the other a rich, glory-seeking teenage French aristocrat. But the childless Washington and the orphaned Lafayette forged a bond as strong as any between father and son, a trust that saw them through betrayals, shifting political alliances, and the trials of war. Their friendship continued throughout their lives. Lafayette inspired widespread French support for a struggling young America and personally influenced Washington's antislavery views. Washington's enduring example as general and statesman guided Lafayette during France's own revolution years later. Using personal letters and other key documents, author Clary offers a rare glimpse of the American Revolution, including intimate portraits of such major figures as Alexander Hamilton, Benedict Arnold, and Benjamin Franklin. The result is a remarkable, little-known epic of friendship, revolution, and the birth of a nation.--From publisher description."--Source other than the Library of Congress
Biography type
collective biography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Clary, David A
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
E312.17
LC item number
.C58 2007
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Washington, George
  • Washington, George
  • Lafayette, Marie Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert Du Motier
  • Lafayette, Marie Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert Du Motier
  • Lafayette, Marie Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert Du Motier
  • Washington, George
  • American Revolution (1775-1783)
  • Presidents
  • Statesmen
  • United States
  • United States
  • United States
  • Friendship
  • Presidents
  • Statesmen
  • France
  • United States
Label
Adopted son : Washington, Lafayette, and the friendship that saved the Revolution, David A. Clary
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Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Prologue : an inexplicable charm (June 28, 1778) -- I was all on fire to have a uniform (September 1757-December 1775) -- So young and inexperienced a person (February 1732-June 1775) -- This great military arrangement (July 1775-June 1777) -- The confusion became extreme (June-September 1777) -- I am now fixed to your fate (September 1777-January 1778) -- Oh American freedom what shall become of you! (January-April 1778) -- They will not be fond of fighting us (April-July 1778) -- I hope your French friend will ever be dear to you (July 1778-January 1779) -- I love him as my own son (January 1779-March 1780) -- I am considered too American (March-December 1780) -- The boy cannot escape me! (January-July 1781) -- The fifth act has just ended (July-Dec. 1781) -- Do often remember your adopted son (January 1782-December 1784) -- Vive La Fayette! (January 1785-December 1791) -- The lament of Washington (January 1792-December 1799) -- Le Washington Francais (January 1800-May 1834) -- Afterword: Greatness of name in the father oft-times overwhelms the son
Control code
ocm70407848
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
564 pages
Isbn
9780553804355
Lccn
2006022981
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
(OCoLC)70407848
Label
Adopted son : Washington, Lafayette, and the friendship that saved the Revolution, David A. Clary
Link
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Prologue : an inexplicable charm (June 28, 1778) -- I was all on fire to have a uniform (September 1757-December 1775) -- So young and inexperienced a person (February 1732-June 1775) -- This great military arrangement (July 1775-June 1777) -- The confusion became extreme (June-September 1777) -- I am now fixed to your fate (September 1777-January 1778) -- Oh American freedom what shall become of you! (January-April 1778) -- They will not be fond of fighting us (April-July 1778) -- I hope your French friend will ever be dear to you (July 1778-January 1779) -- I love him as my own son (January 1779-March 1780) -- I am considered too American (March-December 1780) -- The boy cannot escape me! (January-July 1781) -- The fifth act has just ended (July-Dec. 1781) -- Do often remember your adopted son (January 1782-December 1784) -- Vive La Fayette! (January 1785-December 1791) -- The lament of Washington (January 1792-December 1799) -- Le Washington Francais (January 1800-May 1834) -- Afterword: Greatness of name in the father oft-times overwhelms the son
Control code
ocm70407848
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
564 pages
Isbn
9780553804355
Lccn
2006022981
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
(OCoLC)70407848

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