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The Day Is Ours!: November 1776-January 1777 an Inside View of the Battles of Trenton and Princeton

Dwyer, William M.

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ISBN 10: 0670114464 / ISBN 13: 9780670114467
Published by Viking Press, New York City, 1983
Used Condition: Fine Hardcover
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Original tan paper covered boards. Unclipped DJ which appears to be slightly sunned but may be the deliberate effect to make the jacket appear to be parchment. Bookseller Inventory # 000959

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Title: The Day Is Ours!: November 1776-January 1777...

Publisher: Viking Press, New York City

Publication Date: 1983

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine

Edition: 1st Edition

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The Day is Ours! is a dramatic account of two battles that turned the tide of the American Revolution. In this distinguished, highly readable, and richly detailed narrative history, William M. Dwyer reveals as vivid a picture as we are likely to see of a critical period in the American Revolution. He lets the participants--from American, British, and Hessian soldiers to myriad fearful and ambivalent citizens--tell the story in their own words.

"Telling the story from the perspective, and often the words, of men in the ranks, Dwyer has written a dramatic account of this turning point in the American Revolution." --James M. McPherson, author of Battle Cry of Freedom

"[Dwyer] has cast his net wide, taking advantage of newly found or long-obscure accounts published during the celebration of the Revolution's bicentennial. We learn exactly how it was in that momentous time, from letters, diaries and recollections of officers and men on both sides and civilians caught in the middle." --New York Times Book Review

"Dwyer has put together a wonderful, lively account that reflects a reporter's respect for quotes from eyewitnesses . . . He presents the facts and lets history speak for itself. The result is enthralling." --The Philadelphia Inquirer

"The courage of the common soldier who stayed and fought when the sunshine patriots had all gone home is a story that deserves to be told--and Mr. Dwyer has told it well." --The Wall Street Journal

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Dwyer is an author, teacher, and veteran journalist.

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