NY: Simon and Schuster, 2018. 1st Edition. Hardcover_cloth spine. 6.4"x9.5" 418 indexed pages. White boards. Slate blue cloth spine w/gold foil letters. Map of PA & NJ for paste downs. First printing w/#1. DJ by Jackie Seow. Jacket painting: George Washington at Valley Forge. Author photos: Anne Drager. Interior design by Lewelin Polanco. Maps by David Lindroth. Spine straight, binding tight, pages clean w/soft tone. Not x-library, unclipped (price), remainder mark on bottom edge. Secure ship w/track #. Near Fine-Collectible / Near Fine. Item #13841
"December 1777. It is 18 months after the signing of the Declaration of Independence, and some 12,000 members of America's beleaguered Continental Army stagger into a small Pennsylvania encampment 23 miles northwest of British-occupied Philadelphia. The starving and half-naked force is reeling from a string of demoralizing defeats at the hands of King George III's army, and are barely equipped to survive the coming winter. Their commander in chief, the focused and forceful George Washington, is at the lowest ebb of his military career. The Continental Congress is in exile and the American Revolution appears to be lost. Yet a spark remains. Determined to keep the rebel cause alive through sheer force of will, Washington transforms the farmland plateau hard by the Schuylkill River into a ... Source: Publisher.
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