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for some reason the author relies on a trope of calling lafayette a boy and Washington his adopted father ad nauseum.
many paragraphs are overly dramatic, breathless.
I have learned more about both Washington and Lafayette by reading this book. It is a slow read as there are many quotes and parts of letters by both Washington and Lafayette in... Read morePublished on July 4, 2013 by GWP
The subject is great, as is the material presented. But the way it is written seems choppy at times. As well, there are many instances of poor word usage. Read morePublished on February 4, 2013 by butterchern
"Adopted Son: Washington, Lafayette, and the Friendship that Saved the Revolution" by author David A. Read morePublished on August 17, 2012 by Lawrence M. Purdy
Excellent book. Gives new insigt into G. Washington and Laf. as well as surrounding characters. Great read for those interested in the American Rev. as well as fans of G.W.Published on August 30, 2010 by PNCBANK
David Clary delves deeply into the background not only of the Marquis de Lafayette, but also Washington and many of the other commanders who played a role in our struggle for... Read morePublished on July 11, 2010 by Gene Pisasale
Excellent book. Would highly recommend this book to any young man/women planning a career in public service. Inspiring.Published on June 28, 2010
David Clary's book is a revelation in the early history of our great nation and should be read by all who still think that America can go it alone in the world. Read morePublished on July 10, 2009 by Albert S. Hagan