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Founding Mothers : The Women Who Raised Our Nation

Roberts, Cokie

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ISBN 10: 0060090251 / ISBN 13: 9780060090258
Condition: Fine Hardcover
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Hardcover, 359 pages with dustjacket in fine condition. Dustjacket price clipped. Signed by the author with personal inscription to original owner. The strong women who help create this great country, their stories need to be told, they had the ears of the founding fathers and made them behave!; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall; Signed by Author. Bookseller Inventory # 001017

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Title: Founding Mothers : The Women Who Raised Our ...

Publication Date: 2004

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Fine

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: First Edition.

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Founding Mothers: The Women Who Raised Our Nation

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While much has been written about the men who founded our nation, this history includes only part of the story. Though they may not have signed the Constitution, written the Declaration of Independence, or fought in battles, the wives, mothers, sisters, and daughters behind the scenes of the Revolution contributed to their country's birth as significantly as the men in the spotlight.

New York Times bestselling author Cokie Roberts presents the contributions of these patriots, the women who fought the Revolution as courageously and heroically as the men, often defending the doors of their very homes. The stories of these founding mothers are found in their personal correspondence, private journals, ledgers, and lists. Roberts reveals the surprising tales of fascinating women such as Abigail Adams, Mercy Otis Warren, Deborah Read Franklin, Eliza Lucas Pinckney, Catharine Littlefield Green, Esther DeBerdt Reed, and Martha Washington. The extraordinary triumphs of these women created a shared bond that urged the founding fathers to "Remember the Ladies."

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