Search Our Online Inventory

Advanced Search
Online Gift Cards
Checkout a Gift Card

Would you like an Online Gift Card to Earthlight Books?


Familiar Links
 Last Word Books

Walla Walla:
Welcome Table Farm

1776, McCullough, David

Author Name    McCullough, David

Title   1776

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   Very Good

Publisher    Simon & Schuster

ISBN Number    0743226712 / 9780743226714

Seller ID   SKU12132228

0743226712 Flat-signed on title page. 1st edition, 1st printing. Hardcover with Dust Jacket. Very Good. Light shelf wear to covers/corners; satisfaction guaranteed.

More Description

In this masterful book, David McCullough tells the intensely human story of those who marched with General George Washington in the year of the Declaration of Independence--when the whole American cause was riding on their success, without which all hope for independence would have been dashed and the noble ideals of the Declaration would have amounted to little more than words on paper.
Based on extensive research in both American and British archives, "1776" is a powerful drama written with extraordinary narrative vitality. It is the story of Americans in the ranks, men of every shape, size, and color, farmers, schoolteachers, shoemakers, no-accounts, and mere boys turned soldiers. And it is the story of the King's men, the British commander, William Howe, and his highly disciplined redcoats who looked on their rebel foes with contempt and fought with a valor too little known.
At the center of the drama, with Washington, are two young American patriots, who, at first, knew no more of war than what they had read in books--Nathanael Greene, a Quaker who was made a general at thirty-three, and Henry Knox, a twenty-five-year-old bookseller who had the preposterous idea of hauling the guns of Fort Ticonderoga overland to Boston in the dead of winter.
But it is the American commander-in-chief who stands foremost--Washington, who had never before led an army in battle. Written as a companion work to his celebrated biography of John Adams, David McCullough's "1776" is another landmark in the literature of American history.

Price = 48.50 USD

Browse some related titles while you're here:
Amplitude: New and Selected Poems, Gallagher, Tess
Amplitude: New and Selected Poems
Gallagher, Tess
14.00 USD
Add to Book Bag!

Fire on the Mountain (Spectacular Fiction), Bisson, Terry
Fire on the Mountain (Spectacular Fiction)
Bisson, Terry
17.00 USD
Add to Book Bag!

The Job, Kennedy, Douglas
The Job
Kennedy, Douglas
9.00 USD
Add to Book Bag!

Harper and Moon, Ross, Ramon Royal
Harper and Moon
Ross, Ramon Royal
14.00 USD
Add to Book Bag!

Truman, McCullough, David
McCullough, David
5.00 USD
Add to Book Bag!

John Adams, David McCullough
John Adams
David McCullough
5.50 USD
Add to Book Bag!

Potential Stranger (Phoenix Poets), Clary, Killarney
Potential Stranger (Phoenix Poets)
Clary, Killarney
16.00 USD
Add to Book Bag!

By Common Salt, Clary, Killarney
By Common Salt
Clary, Killarney
13.00 USD
Add to Book Bag!

Powwow, Marra, Ben
Marra, Ben
14.50 USD
Add to Book Bag!

The Whites of Their Eyes: Bunker Hill, the First American Army, and the Emergence of George Washington, Lockhart, Paul
The Whites of Their Eyes: Bunker Hill, the First American Army, and the Emergence of George Washington
Lockhart, Paul
33.00 USD
Add to Book Bag!

Desert Yarns; Into an Alkali Valley & Desert Treasure: A Bibliography + Supplement, Edwards, Elza Ivan (E.I.)
Desert Yarns; Into an Alkali Valley & Desert Treasure: A Bibliography + Supplement
Edwards, Elza Ivan (E.I.)
712.50 USD
Add to Book Bag!

Look at Boulder: From Settlement to City, A
Smith, Phyllis
29.00 USD
Add to Book Bag!


Questions, comments, or suggestions
Please write to
Copyright©2018. All Rights Reserved.
Powered by