Fish and the Falcon: Gloucester's Resolute Role in America's Fight for Freedom by Joseph E. Garland
This informative history, which chronicles the fight for liberty and for control of the New England seaboard during the Revolution, highlights Gloucester's critical role in the action. Garland masterfully tells the story of countless acts of sacrifice for the cause of freedom; the story of the fishing town that took on the Crown.
Joe Garland is the cherished unofficial historian of Gloucester, Massachusetts--one of the most historically important small cities on the east coast of North America. He is the author of countless articles and more than twenty books on the history of Gloucester, Cape Ann and the North Shore.