Inventing George Washington
America's Founder, in Myth and MemoryBook - 2011
George Washington's death dealt a dreadful blow to public morale. At the cusp of a century, and at war with a former ally, Americans desperately needed to know the man who had led them for three decades would continue to be there for them. Thus began the extraordinary immortalization of a towering historical figure.
Publisher: New York : Harper, c2011
Edition: 1st ed
Branch Call Number: B WASHINGTON
Characteristics: xviii, 249 p. ; 22 cm