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John Quincy Adams : American visionary [LP]

by Kaplan, Fred, 1937-

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A biography of the much misunderstood sixth president of the United States reveals the many sides of this forward-thinking man whose progressive vision helped shape the course of America. Full description

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Summary: A biography of the much misunderstood sixth president of the United States reveals the many sides of this forward-thinking man whose progressive vision helped shape the course of America.
Physical Description: xv, 1054 pages, [16] leaves of plates (large print) : illustrations, maps : 23 cm.
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references (pages 975-1054)
ISBN: 0061915416
9780061915413
0062298763
9780062298768 (paperback : large print))
Author Notes: Fred Kaplan teaches at Queens College and the Graduate Center of CUNY. He is the editor of The Essential Gore Vidal and the author of the biographies Henry James, Dickens, and Thomas Carlyle, which was nominated for a National Book Critics Circle Award and the Pulitzer Prize. Kaplan lives in Brooklyn, New York.

(Publisher Provided) Fred Kaplan (born 1937) is distinguished Professor Emeritus of English at Queens College and the Graduate Center of the City University of New York. Kaplan grew up in the Bronx and attended Lafayette High School and Brooklyn College. He is the author of several biographies, including his book Thomas Carlyle which was a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award, and the Pulitzer Prize. In 2015, his biography of John Quincy Adams: American Visionary, became listed on the New York Times bestseller list.

(Bowker Author Biography)

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