Conceived in Liberty

Conceived in Liberty

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Fasta€™s stunning account of the brutal winter at Valley Forge, where thousands of American revolutionaries made a harrowing sacrifice for freedom General George Washingtona€™s twelve thousand soldiers march into Valley Forge, Pennsylvania, under-fed and under-clothed, their frozen feet leaving bloody tracks in the snow. Shortly after the soldiers establish quarters for the cold months ahead, disease begins to rip through the camp. The men, helpless against sickness and despair, are facing the longest winter of their livesa€”and their survival will determine the fate of their young nation. Passionate and unforgettable, Conceived in Liberty is one of Fasta€™s rawest accounts of the brutality of the Revolutionary War, and of the heroism of its soldiers. This ebook features an illustrated biography of Howard Fast including rare photos from the authora€™s estate.They tell me that when I go out on sentry duty, she lives in an agony of fear. aquot;Youa#39; ll go out ... She set me off singing Yankee-Doodle, God damn her. Shea#39;s not ... We rot here, but the newspapers make a great hero of their Paul Revere. Ia#39;ll tell youanbsp;...

Title:Conceived in Liberty
Author:Howard Fast
Publisher:Open Road Media - 2011-12-13


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