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作者 Holton, Woody
書名 Abigail Adams / Woody Holton
出版項 New York : Free Press, 2010
國際標準書號 1416546812 (pbk.)
9781416546818 (pbk.)
book jacket
館藏地 索書號 處理狀態 OPAC 訊息 條碼
 傅斯年圖書館西文圖書區  E322.1.A38 H758 2010    在架上    30530001082775
 人社中心  E322.1.A38 H65 2010    在架上    30560400611528
版本 1st Free Press trade pbk. ed
說明 xxv, 483 p. : ill., map, ports. ; 23 cm
附註 Includes bibliographical references (p. 415-455) and index
"A tender twig," 1744-1761 -- "Miss Adorable," 1761-1764 -- "For saucyness no mortal can match him," 1764 -- "Mrs. Adams," 1764-1770 -- "I should certainly have been a rover," 1770-1774 -- "Mrs. Delegate," 1774 -- "Portia," 1774-1775 -- "My pen is always freer than my tongue," 1775 -- "Remember the ladies," 1776 -- "This suspence is painfull," 1776 -- "To bear what I cannot fly from," 1777 -- "An army of women," 1777-1778 -- "I should be a gainer," 1778-1780 -- "A queer being," 1780-1781 -- "Nothing venture nothing have," 1782 -- "I will run you in debt," 1783-1784 -- "A lady at sea," 1784 -- "This money which I call mine," 1784-1785 -- "Honour, honour, is at stake," 1785-1786 -- "The grieved mind loves the soother," 1786-1787 -- "Wisdom says Soloman maketh the face to shine," 1787 -- "I design to be vastly prudent," 1787-1789 -- "Much more productive," 1789-1792 -- "With all the ardour of youth," 1792-1795 -- "Presidante," 1796-1797 -- "I did get an alteration in it," 1797-1798 -- "They wisht the old woman had been there," 1798-1800 -- "A day of darkness," 1800-1804 -- "Your mothers legacy," 1805-1809 -- "Rather positive," 1810-1811 -- "The 'threefold silken cord is broken,'" 1811-1812 -- "God loves a cheerfull Christian," 1812-1814 -- "I was thunder struck," 1814-1815 -- "Dr Tufts has always been my trustee," 1815-1818
Woody Holton (National Book Award finalist for Unruly Americans and the Origins of the Constitution) reveals that American icon Abigail Adams was far wiser and wilier than previously known
主題 Adams, Abigail, 1744-1818
Adams, John, 1735-1826
Presidents' spouses -- United States -- Biography
Alt Title Abigail Adams : a life
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