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Desperate sons : Samuel Adams, Patrick Henry, John Hancock, and the secret bands of radicals who led the colonies to war / Les Standiford.

Author/Creator:
Standiford, Les.
Edition:
1st ed.
Publication:
New York : Harper, c2012.
Format/Description:
Book
xvii, 312 p. ; 24 cm.
Subjects:
Revolutionaries -- United States -- Biography.
Revolutionaries -- United States -- History -- 18th century.
United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783.
Summary:
Explores the role of the Sons of Liberty in the American Revolution.
Contents:
O Albany!
Measures illegal, unconstitutional, and oppressive
The sons are born
Storm before the calm
Nourished by indulgence
Unleashed
Strong drink in plenty
Murderer of rights and privileges
Morning after
Hornets and firebrands
From airy nothing
Better days
Townshend fans the flames
The road to massacre
Affray in King Street
Trial of the century
Charred to the waterline
Prelude to a party
Mad Hatter's Ball
Intolerable
Congress of sons
Shot around the world
The conqueror silent sleeps
Shade of paradise
What remains.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:
9780061899553 (hardback)
0061899550 (hardback)
OCLC:
777621293
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