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6 edition of David McCullough"s John Adams found in the catalog.

David McCullough"s John Adams

by John Henriksen

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  • 24 Currently reading

Published by Spark Pub. in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • McCullough, David G.,
    • Adams, John, 1735-1826.,
    • McCullough, David G.,
    • Presidents -- United States -- Biography -- History and criticism.

    • Edition Notes

      Other titlesJohn Adams, Reader"s companion to David McCullough"s John Adams
      Statement[writer, John Henriksen].
      GenreBiography
      SeriesBarnes & Noble reader"s companion
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE322 .M3834 2003
      The Physical Object
      Pagination59 p. ;
      Number of Pages59
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3317400M
      ISBN 101586638653
      LC Control Number2004266171
      OCLC/WorldCa53062783

      David McCullough, who has received National Book Awards for both history and biography and whose Truman received the Pulitzer Prize, superbly captures the life and times of this remarkable figure in his compelling new book, John Adams. In , after completing a book that he thought would make him unpopular, Adams wrote to a friend. David McCullough Library E-book Box Set: , Brave Companions, The Great Bridge, John Adams, The Johnstown Flood, Mornings on Horseback, Path Between the Seas, Truman, The Course of Human Events by David McCullough/5().

        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 Horseback. His other acclaimed books include The Johnstown Flood, The Great Bridge, Brave Companions, , The Greater Journey, The American Spirit, and The Wright Brothers/5(K).   Mr. McCullough, author of the book [John Adams] published by Simon and Schuster, delivered a speech entitled "The Enduring Examples of John and Abigail Adams" at the st anniversary of the.

      John Adams had been the most overlooked of the American Founders until. David McCullough's large, popular biography largely corrected this omission and brought the character and achievement of Adams alive for today's reader. McCullough describes well the essential role Adams played in his long life in our Nation's founding/5(17). John Adams was a lawyer and a farmer, a graduate of Harvard College, the husband of Abigail Smith Adams, the father of four children. He was forty years old and he was a revolutionary. Dismounted, he stood five feet seven or eight inches tall -- about "middle size" in that day -- and though verging on portly, he had a straight-up, square.


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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 other acclaimed books include The Johnstown Flood, The Great Bridge, Brave Companions,The Greater Journey, The American Spirit, and The Wright is the recipient of numerous.

Librarian of Congress James H. Billington engages noted author and historian David MCullough in a discussion on John Adams. Speaker Biography: James H. Billi. Looking for books by David McCullough. See all books authored by David McCullough, includingand John Adams, and more on   The essential goodness of John Adams--his plainspokenness, his political courage, his statesmanly virtue, his connubial ardor--is the central theme of this long book.

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While Adams is at the center of this work, Jefferson is featured so prominently that the book acquires a biographical air about it for Jefferson.

The book is a grand one, making the life and work of the great John Adams gain a secondary significance as he praises the leader’s disposition and character.

Likely David McCullough’s best book. About this Item: Simon & Schuster, New York, Trade Paperback. Condition: Near Fine. First Paperback Edition. Genealogical table. pages.

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 who spared nothing in his zeal for the American Revolution; who.

It was the dreamed-of goldmine for a biographer I hope if nothing else, this book will make the reader of the present day aware of what a superb, really charming and powerful writer John Adams was." -- David McCullough, in an audio interview, – David McCullough.

Working for the next seven years, McCullough published John Adams (), his third biography about a United States president. One of the fastest-selling non-fiction books in history, the book won McCullough's second Pulitzer Prize for "Best Biography or Autobiography" in HBO has taken John Adams into a seven part miniseries by the same name and introduced it in Later McCullough’s was another great historic book that told about George Washington and the American struggle for independence.

The great writer went force and wrote a sequel forcalled The Great Journey, which was published in The Pulitzer Prize–winning, bestselling biography of America’s founding father and second president that was the basis for the acclaimed HBO series, brilliantly told by master historian David McCullough.

In this powerful, epic biography, David McCullough unfolds the adventurous life journey of John Adams, the brilliant, fiercely independent. “John Adams” is the narrative biography of our nation’s second president, written by author and historian David McCullough.

Of the seven John Adams biographies in my library, McCullough’s “John Adams” is the most popular by an enormous margin, and is widely considered one of the best presidential biographies ever written.

McCullough's John Adams has the sweep and vitality of a great novel. This is history on a grand scale, an audiobook about politics, war, and social issues, but also about human nature, love, religious faith, virtue, ambition, friendship, and betrayal, and the far-reaching consequences of noble ideas.

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 other acclaimed books include The Johnstown Flood, The Great Bridge, Brave Companions,The Greater Journey, and The Wright is the recipient of numerous /5(K).

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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.

A great, troubled, and, it seems, overlooked president receives his due from the Pulitzer-winning historian/biographer McCullough (Truman,etc.).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.”.