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The wife of one president and the mother of another, Abigail Adams was an extraordinary woman in her own right. She experienced the gathering storm of the Revolutionary War and saw the battle of Bunker Hill from a hilltop near her home. The letters written by Abigail Adams to her friends and family bring the Revolutionary period alive, mingling details of everyday life with the momentous events of her time. Abigail Adams is given her own place in history in this award-winning biography, which captures the personality of its subject and the time in which she lived.
About the Author
Natalie S. Bober believes that great people inspire others to find the greatness within themselves. It is for this reason that she writes biographies for young people. Among her subjects have been William Wordsworth, Robert Frost, Louise Nevelson, Marc Chagall, and Thomas Jefferson.
Mrs. Bober has taught English and been a reading specialist and textbook editor. She lectures widely to young people and adults on the joy and excitement of research, and conducts workshops on the art and craft of biography.
She resides with her husband in Westchester County, New York, and derives great pleasure from her grandchildren, who happily serve as readers and critics of her books.