Abigail and John: portrait of a marriage

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“Fascinating...Gelles has provided a balanced portrait, and her mastery of the period’s issues and history is evident on every page. Her treatment of the family... [is] written with understanding and sensitivity... But it is her strength as a feminist historian that makes her treatment of Abigail the most gripping... masterful and captivating.”— Washington Times

“A landmark... Well-organized and expertly composed, the book is an impressive addition to the nation’s written history.”— Oklahoma City Oklahoman

Readers who enjoyed Doris Kearns Goodwin’s No Ordinary Time, Cokie Roberts’sFounding Mothers, and David McCullough’s John Adams will love “this eminently readable… charming and sensitive, yet candid and unflinching joint biography” (Daniel Walker Howe, Pulitzer Prize-winning author ofWhat Hath God Wrought: The Transformation of America, 1815-1848) of America’s original “power couple”: Abigail and John Adams.

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subject_facet Adams family, Adams, Abigail, -- 1744-1818, Adams, John, -- 1735-1826, Married people -- Massachusetts -- Biography, Presidents -- United States -- Biography, Presidents' spouses -- United States -- Biography
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