The intimate lives of the Founding Fathers /

An intimate look at the founders--George Washington, Ben Franklin, John Adams, Thomas Jefferson, Alexander Hamilton, and James Madison--and the women who played essential roles in their lives.

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Main Author: Fleming, Thomas J.
Format: Book
Language:English
Published:New York : Smithsonian Books, 2009.
Edition:1st ed.
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245 1 4 |a The intimate lives of the Founding Fathers /  |c Thomas Fleming. 
250 |a 1st ed. 
260 |a New York :  |b Smithsonian Books,  |c 2009. 
300 |a xvi, 456 p., [8] p. of plates :  |b ports. ;  |c 24 cm. 
504 |a Includes bibliographical references. 
505 0 |a GEORGE WASHINGTON: The agonies of honor -- Partner in love and life -- From great to somebody to Lady Washington -- The other George Washington scandals -- BENJAMIN FRANKLIN: The sins of the father -- The oldest revolultionary -- "Mon Cher" papa -- JOHN ADAMS: An amorous puritan finds a wife -- Portia's dubious diplomat -- Second banana blues -- Pary of two -- Remembering some other ladies -- ALEXANDER HAMILTON: Bastard sone and wary lover -- The woman in the middle -- Love's secret triumph -- THOMAS JEFFERSON: Romantic voyager -- The traumas of hapiness -- Head versus heart -- The wages of fame -- If Jefferson is wrong, is America wrong? -- JAMES MADISON: A shy genius makes a conquest -- Partners in fame -- How to save a country -- The erosion of Jefferson's image in the American mind. 
520 |a An intimate look at the founders--George Washington, Ben Franklin, John Adams, Thomas Jefferson, Alexander Hamilton, and James Madison--and the women who played essential roles in their lives. 
650 0 |a Founding Fathers of the United States  |v Biography. 
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650 0 |a Statesmen  |x Family relationships  |z United States. 
650 0 |a Statesmen  |z United States  |x Conduct of life. 
651 0 |a United States  |x Politics and government  |y 18th century  |v Biography. 
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