A Son of Thunder: Patrick Henry and the American Republic

A Son of Thunder: Patrick Henry and the American Republic

by Henry Mayer
     
 

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Patrick Henry was a brilliant orator whose devotion to the pursuit of liberty fueled the fire of the American Revolution. As a lawyer and a member of the Virginia House of Burgess, Henry spoke eloquently of the inalienable rights all men are born with. His philosophy inspired the Declaration of Independence, the Constitution, and, most significantly, the Bill of…  See more details below

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Patrick Henry was a brilliant orator whose devotion to the pursuit of liberty fueled the fire of the American Revolution. As a lawyer and a member of the Virginia House of Burgess, Henry spoke eloquently of the inalienable rights all men are born with. His philosophy inspired the Declaration of Independence, the Constitution, and, most significantly, the Bill of Rights. Famous for the line "Give me liberty or give me death!" Patrick Henry was a man who stirred souls and whose dedication to individual liberty became the voice for thousands. A Son of Thunder is as eloquent, witty, charged, and charismatic as its subject.

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A well-observed and well-written traveler's tale centering an the Aymara, the native people of the Altiplano, the austere highlands of the Bolivian Andes. A reprint of the F. Watts edition of 1986 presented here without change or addition. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

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ISBN-13:
9780813913766
Publisher:
University of Virginia Press
Publication date:
01/01/1992
Pages:
529
Product dimensions:
6.03(w) x 8.92(h) x 1.36(d)

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