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Lion of Liberty: Patrick Henry and the Call to a New Nation

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 29, 2010

    Full of conjecture. DO NOT recommend!!!

    If you are looking for a real historical book on Patrick Henry, this is NOT the one. The author is too opinionated and the quotes by the founding fathers have been taken out of context. I have read a lot of books on the American Revolutionary War and the Founding Fathers and this is the worst. The title of the book depicts his ideas of the "Sons of Liberty" by throwing them to the Lions. Because of this book I will not be ordering his other book about James Monroe. I don't want to read opinions. I want true, factual history. Right or wrong. Also, Patrick Henry was not called the "Lion of Liberty". He was called, "THE SON OF THUNDER". He was one man that spoke for thousands.

    This is one book that will not be in my home library of historical books.

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