Paul Revere and the World He Lived In

Paul Revere and the World He Lived In

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by Esther Forbes
     
 

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This vivid account of the life and times of Paul Revere was first published in 1942, to great acclaim and a Pulitzer Prize. An elegant storyteller and expert historian, Edith Forbes paints a memorable portrait of American colonial history and of this most legendary of revolutionary heroes, "not merely one man riding one horse on a certain lonely night of long ago, but

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This vivid account of the life and times of Paul Revere was first published in 1942, to great acclaim and a Pulitzer Prize. An elegant storyteller and expert historian, Edith Forbes paints a memorable portrait of American colonial history and of this most legendary of revolutionary heroes, "not merely one man riding one horse on a certain lonely night of long ago, but a symbol to which his countrymen can yet turn.

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"Goes straight to the heart of life in old Boston without sacrificing an iota of universal quality." The New York Times

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780395083703
Publisher:
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company
Publication date:
09/08/1972
Series:
American Heritage Library
Pages:
510
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.32(h) x 1.30(d)
Age Range:
9 - 13 Years

Meet the Author

Esther Forbes (1891-1967) garnered a Newbery Medal and an enduring place in children's literature with the publication of Johnny Tremain. Her adult novel, Paul Revere and the World He lived In, won the Pulitzer Prize for history in 1942.

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