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Descent from Glory

Four Generations of the John Adams Family

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PAPERBACK

$50.00 • £40.95 • €45.00

ISBN 9780674198296

Publication Date: 04/15/1999

Short

414 pages

6 x 9 inches

39 halftones

World

There has never been any doubt that the Adams family was America’s first family in our politics and memory. This research-based and insightful book is a multigenerational biography of that family from the founder father John through the mordant writer Brooks.

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