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For Liberty and Glory

Washington, Lafayette, and Their Revolutions

by James R. Gaines

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On April 18, 1775, a riot over the price of flour broke out in the French city of Dijon. That night, across the Atlantic, Paul Revere mounted the fastest horse he could find and kicked it into a gallop.

So began what have been called the "sister revolutions" of France and America. In a single, thrilling narrative, this book tells the story of those revolutions and shows just how deeply intertwined they actually were.

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"Starred Review. This winning volume will likely overshadow David Clary's Adopted Son." - PW.

"A consistently able, accurate, and entertaining guide….A welcome and highly readable addition to the field." - Ron Chernow, author of Alexander Hamilton.

"Hard to put down. Gaines... makes you remember that America was once the symbol of freedom to the world." - Robert A. Caro, author of Master of the Senate: The Years of Lyndon Johnson.

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