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I was pleasantly surprised as to how fun and exciting it was to read this book.
Abigail, under Holton's pen, emerges as a fascinating and intelligent woman determined to care for those she loved and unafraid to buck tradition in order to do so.
Mr. Holton has written a very readable biography of Abigail Adams and has brought her to life the way David McCullough brought to life her husband, John Adams.
An intimate love story, a powerful political partnership, an inspiring first lady, a loving and caring mother, this book is a delightful presentation of all the above.Published 1 month ago by Joyce Pace
I'm sorry, I can't agree with the five star reviewers. I thought the author took the life of an interesting woman and made her seem boring. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Shirley M Barry
This is not a page turner. Perhaps because it's my first bio on her I don't appreciate the minute details this author is generous with. Read morePublished 6 months ago by Julianna Faucher
I listen to books and MP3 at night when I go to sleep. I heard most of this on CD and slept through quite a bit of it, too. Read morePublished 6 months ago by Suzanne Bennett
"Abigail Adams" says as much about the (still) developing role of all women as it does about a fascinating, forward-thinking, brilliant, and yet human woman. Read morePublished 10 months ago by Maelou Baxter
I now know Abigail almost like a family member. Important too were the daily trials of living in the early days of our Republic. Frankly I couldn't lay the book down. Read morePublished 10 months ago by Donald Hogue
Learned so much more of the contribution by women to the formation of our country; their sacrifices and strength which made our country strong.Published 11 months ago by Darrell L. Whiteman
This was a very good biography about a very intelligent women during the period of the American Revolution. Abigail Adams was way ahead of her time.Published 11 months ago by niksok
I portrayed Abigail Adams at our local chapter of DAR. The book gave me insight into her life as a wife, mother and heroine of the Rev. War era. Well researched.Published 12 months ago by Beverlee Maude