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Author Gelles, Edith Belle
Title Abigail & John : portrait of a marriage / Edith B. Gelles
Imprint New York : Harper Perennial, 2010, c2009
book jacket
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 Euro-Am 3F Western Mat.  973.4 G282 2010    AVAILABLE  -  30500101427550
Edition 1st Harper Perennial ed
Descript xi, 338 p. ; 21 cm
Note Originally published: New York : William Morrow, c2009
Includes bibliographical references (p. [293]-325) and index
Gelles offers an intimate look at the Revolutionary era's most influential marriage and America's first power couple, Abigail and John Adams
The steel and the magnet -- A tye more binding -- Separation and the new covenant -- A new code of laws -- War and the way of duty -- Republican father -- Diplomacy at home and abroad -- In the midst of the world in solitude -- At the court of St. James's -- Looking homeward -- The most insignificant office -- Splendid misery -- The Adamses retire -- Time and silence
Subject Adams, John, 1735-1826 -- Marriage
Adams, Abigail, 1744-1818 -- Marriage
Presidents -- United States -- Biography
Presidents' spouses -- United States -- Biography
Married people -- Massachusetts -- Biography
Alt Title Abigail and John
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