George Washington by John Rhodehamel audiobook

George Washington: The Wonder of the Age

By John Rhodehamel
Read by Joe Barrett

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8.40 Hours 1
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    ISBN: 9781665280235

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As editor of the award-winning Library of America collection of George Washington's writings and a curator of the great man’s original papers, John Rhodehamel has established himself as an authority of our nation’s preeminent founding father. Rhodehamel examines George Washington as a public figure, arguing that the man—who first achieved fame in his early twenties—is inextricably bound to his mythic status. Solidly grounded in Washington's papers and exemplary in its brevity, this approachable biography is a superb introduction to the leader whose name has become synonymous with America.

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Summary

As editor of the award-winning Library of America collection of George Washington's writings and a curator of the great man’s original papers, John Rhodehamel has established himself as an authority of our nation’s preeminent founding father. Rhodehamel examines George Washington as a public figure, arguing that the man—who first achieved fame in his early twenties—is inextricably bound to his mythic status. Solidly grounded in Washington's papers and exemplary in its brevity, this approachable biography is a superb introduction to the leader whose name has become synonymous with America.

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Editorial Reviews

In strong, straightforward prose, [John Rhodehamel] tells Washington's extraordinary story, without bravura flourishes or exaggerations. It is a memorable reading experience. Thomas Fleming, author of The Great Divide

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Author Bio: John Rhodehamel

Author Bio: John Rhodehamel

John Rhodehamel is the former archivist of Mount Vernon and curator of American historical manuscripts at the Huntington Library. He is editor of George Washington: Writings and the American Revolution: Writings from the War of Independence, 1775-1783. He lives in Newport Beach, California.

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Available Formats : CD, MP3 CD
Category: Nonfiction/Biography
Runtime: 8.40
Audience: Adult
Language: English