1776: America and Britain at War

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America's most acclaimed historian presents the intricate story of the year of the birth of the United States of America. 1776 tells two gripping stories: how a group of squabbling, disparate colonies became the United States, and how the British Empire tried to stop them. A story with a cast of amazing characters from George III to George Washington, to soldiers and their families, this exhilarating book is one of the great pieces of historical narrative.

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Presents the story of the year of the birth of the United States of America. This book tells two stories: how a group of squabbling, disparate colonies became the United States, and how the British Empire tried to stop them. It features a cast of amazing characters from George III to George Washington, to soldiers and their families.

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"A master story-teller's character driven account of a storied year in the American Revolution. A sterling account."

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."..McCullough brilliantly captures the Spirit of '76 in Washington's miraculous victories at Trenton and Princeton. An altogether marvelous contribution that deserves to be read by every American."

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"This is a narrative tour de force, exhibiting all the hallmarks the author is known for: fascinating subject matter, expert research and detailed, graceful prose. ...Simply put, this is history writing at its best from one of its top practitioners."

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"A stirring and timely work."-- "The New York Times Book Review"

"A stirring and timely work." -- "The New York Times Book Review"

"Brilliant . . . powerful . . . "1776" is vintage McCullough: colorful, eloquent and illuminating." -- "Newsweek"

"A stirring and timely work." -- The New York Times Book Review

"Brilliant . . . powerful . . . 1776 is vintage McCullough: colorful, eloquent and illuminating." -- Newsweek

"Should be required reading in living rooms from coast to coast." -- Dorman T. Shindler, The Denver Post

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