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George Washington at War

Revolutionary( )
Author: O'Connell, Robert L.
Publication Date:Apr 2019
Publisher:Random House Publishing Group
Imprint:Random House
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $32.00
Book Description:

How did George Washington become an American icon? Robert O'Connell, bestselling author of Fierce Patriot- The Tangled Lives of William Tecumseh Sherman, introduces us to Washington before he was Washington- a young soldier, champing at the bit for a commission in the British army, frustrated by his position as a minor Virginia aristocrat. Fueled by ego, he led a disastrous expedition in the Seven Years War, but then the commander grew up. We witness George Washington take up...
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Book Details
Detailed Subjects: Biography & Autobiography / Presidents & Heads Of State
History / United States / Revolutionary Period (1775-1800)
Biography & Autobiography / Military
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.513 x 9.399 x 1.404 Inches
Book Weight:1.562 Pounds
Author Biography
O'Connell, Robert L. (Author)
Robert L. O'Connell has worked as a senior analyst at the National Ground Intelligence Center and as a contributing editor to MHQ: The Quarterly Journal of Military History. He is the author of several nonfiction books including Of Arms and Men: A History of War, Weapons, and Aggression; Sacred Vessels: The Cult of the Battleship and the Rise of the U.S. Navy; Ride of the Second Horseman: The Birth and Death of War; Soul of the Sword: An Illustrated History of Weaponry and Warfare from Prehistory to the Present; and Fierce Patriot: The Tangled Lives of William Tecumseh Sherman. He also wrote the novel Fast Eddie.


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