With meticulous research and page-turning suspense, Patriots brings to life the American Revolution -- the battles, the treacheries, and the dynamic personalities of the men who forged our freedom. George Washington, John Adams, Samuel Adams, Ben Franklin, Thomas Jefferson, Patrick Henry -- these heroes were men of intellect, passion, and ambition. From the secret meetings of the Sons of Liberty to the final victory at Yorktown and the new Congress, Patriots vividly re-creates one of history's great eras.
“Time A breathtaking portrait of boldness, courage...and sheer youthful vitality. ”
“The Philadelphia Inquirer Brilliantly illuminating. ”
“The Washington Post Book World A grand, irresistible book. ”
“Los Angeles Times The winning of the American Revolution in all its glory, gore, and mortal frailty ”
“Doris Kearns Goodwin author of The Fitzgeralds and the Kennedys History as it should be written”
– with illuminating insight into character, a sweeping narration of events, and a splendid eye for detail
“Michael Beschloss author of Kennedy and Roosevelt and Mayday With bold colors and unremitting pace, Patriots recaptures the drama and vital importance of the American Revolution and the towering figures who waged it. ”