My American Revolution: crossing the Delaware and I-78

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2012
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In this often hilarious journey Sullivan shows us how close we are to our own history.
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In My American Revolution, Robert Sullivan investigates the true history of the crossing of the Delaware, its down-home reenactment each year for the past half a century, and—toward the end of a personal odyssey that involves camping in New Jersey backyards, hiking through lost "mountains," and eventually some physical therapy—he evacuates illegally from Brooklyn to Manhattan by handmade boat. He recounts a Brooklyn historian's failed attempt to memorialize a colonial Maryland regiment; a tattoo artist's more successful use of a colonial submarine, which resulted in his 2007 arrest by the New York City police and the FBI; and last but not least, along New York harbor, Sullivan re-creates an ancient signal beacon.

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subject_facet New Jersey -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783, New York (N.Y.) -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783, New York (State) -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783
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title_full My American Revolution Crossing the Delaware and I-78, My American revolution [electronic resource] : crossing the Delaware and I-78 / Robert Sullivan
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