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The Life of Washington

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PAPERBACK

$35.50 • £28.95 • €32.00

ISBN 9780674532519

Publication Date: 01/01/1962

Short

264 pages

5-1/2 x 8 inches

4 halftones

Belknap Press

The John Harvard Library

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[Marcus Cunliffe] has provided the first scholarly editing of Parson Weems’ work. He introduces the high-spirited old scamp with more sympathy than he has received in many a year, gives a short account of Weems’ own life drawn from the attenuated facts available, an evaluation of the reliability of the biography, and delivers a kindly judgment: ‘Weems supplied distinct needs for the American imagination.’The New York Herald Tribune

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