Book Of Ages

Jill Lepore Vintage Books

A portrait of Benjamin Franklin's youngest sister, Jane, reveals how she was, like her brother, a passionate reader, gifted writer, and shrewd political commentator who made insightful observations ab

ISBN10 : 0307948838 , ISBN13 : 9780307948830

Page Number : 442

The Story Of America

Jill Lepore Princeton University Press

Examines the origins of dozens of writings, speeches, and other printed pieces from American history--from paper ballots and the Constitution to Edgar Allan Poe's "The Raven" and Barack Obama's 2009 i

ISBN10 : 069115399X , ISBN13 : 9780691153995

Page Number : 416

Joe Gould S Teeth

Jill Lepore Knopf

From New Yorker staff writer and Harvard historian Jill Lepore, the dark, spellbinding tale of her restless search for the long-lost, longest book ever written, a century-old manuscript called “The

ISBN10 : 1101947594 , ISBN13 : 9781101947593

Page Number : 256

The Whites Of Their Eyes

Jill Lepore Princeton University Press

Americans have always put the past to political ends. The Union laid claim to the Revolution--so did the Confederacy. Civil rights leaders said they were the true sons of liberty--so did Southern segr

ISBN10 : 1400839815 , ISBN13 : 9781400839810

Page Number : 232

The Name Of War

Jill Lepore Vintage

Winner of the Bancroft Prize King Philip's War, the excruciating racial war—colonists against Indians—that erupted in New England in 1675, was, in proportion to population, the bloodiest in Americ

ISBN10 : 0307488578 , ISBN13 : 9780307488572

Page Number : 368

The Heathen School

John Demos Vintage

Longlisted for the 2014 National Book Award The astonishing story of a unique missionary project—and the America it embodied—from award-winning historian John Demos. Near the start of the nineteen

ISBN10 : 0385351666 , ISBN13 : 9780385351669

Page Number : 352

New York Burning

Jill Lepore Vintage

A chronicle of an alleged eighteenth-century slave conspiracy to destroy New York City explores the social and political climate of the 1730s and 1740s and the implications of the conspiracy in terms

ISBN10 : 1400032261 , ISBN13 : 9781400032266

Page Number : 323

The Prodigal Daughter

Jeffrey Archer St. Martin's Paperbacks

With a will of steel, Polish immigrant Florentyna Rosnovski is indeed Abel's daughter. She shares with her father a love of America, his ideals, and his dream for the future. But she wants more to be

ISBN10 : 1429954094 , ISBN13 : 9781429954099

Page Number : 496