American phoenix : John Quincy and Louisa Adams, the War of 1812, and the exile that saved American independence / Jane Hampton Cook
Book | Thomas Nelson | 2013

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x, 502 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents
Journey interrupted -- Murder outside -- Thief inside -- Lost -- The crossing -- Journey begins -- Fireworks -- Good-bye, Boston birches -- Danish prey -- Three hundred Americans -- Caricature vs. character -- All the world's a stage -- Baltic circle -- Fig leaves -- Deja vu -- Eve's leaves -- Loneliness and splendor -- When in Rome -- French économie -- Ice hills -- Divorce -- Water -- Winter woes -- Contradictions -- Pretense and propriety -- Plato's beard -- Moving on -- Fencing pirates -- French choice -- French accomplice -- Obstinate -- American cinderellas -- Christening -- The snub -- New year's bang -- Exit strategy -- French cooling -- Recall and relocation -- Correspondence and contractions -- Supreme recall -- Summer solstice -- The removal -- The confinement -- Christening reprise -- Comets -- Baltic freeze -- Interference -- Tomorrow -- Heaven -- Enemy within -- Impressment -- Retreat -- Dry bones -- Journey resurrected -- Escape -- American phoenix -- Queen of hearts -- King of spades -- The star-spangled banner -- Antebellum -- Vive! -- Epilogue: the birches of Boston.
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9781595555410 hardback
1595555412 hardback
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