"A convincing brief for reconsidering this prescient, fearless public figure." -- Kirkus, December 1, 2007
"Wheelan has written a solid and entertaining account of Adams's 17-year congressional career" -- Boston Globe, February 24, 2008
"[Wheelan] artfully interprets the life of this conscience-bound President as one ironically to be fulfilled by his congressional career" -- Library Journal, January 15th, 2008
About the Author
Joseph Wheelan, a former Associated Press reporter and editor, is the author of Invading Mexico: America's Continental Dream and the Mexican War, 18461848, Jefferson's War: America's First War on Terror, 1801- 1805, and Jefferson's Vendetta: The Pursuit of Aaron Burr and the Judiciary. He lives in Cary, North Carolina.