Abigail Adams: Letters

by Abigail Adams
Abigail Adams: Letters
  • ISBN-13: 9781598534658
  • Author(s): Abigail Adams
  • Editor(s): Edith Gelles
  • Subject: Diaries, letters & journals|essays, journals, letters & other prose works
  • Publisher: Penguin Random House Group
  • Imprint: Library Of America
  • Publication Date: 24-03-2016
  • Format: h/b

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£34.99
Abigail Adams: Letters presents 450 texts chosen and annotated by acclaimed Adams biographer Edith Gelles. Featuring letters to her husband and children and to such correspondents as Thomas Jefferson, the collection showcases Adams's astute political sense and her understanding of the American Revolution; the presidential administrations and personalities of Washington, Adams, Jefferson, and Madison; and the beginning of the political career of her son, future president John Quincy Adams.
About the book

Abigail Adams: Letters presents 450 texts chosen and annotated by acclaimed Adams biographer Edith Gelles. Featuring letters to her husband and children and to such correspondents as Thomas Jefferson, the collection showcases Adams's astute political sense and her understanding of the American Revolution; the presidential administrations and personalities of Washington, Adams, Jefferson, and Madison; and the beginning of the political career of her son, future president John Quincy Adams.