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Lafayette and the American Revolution

Freedman, Russell (Book - 2010)
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Recount how the aristocratic Frenchman, who disdained court life and craved battlefield glory, came to the aid of the Continental Army and ended up one of George Washington's closest associates and friends. From Lafayette's mostly fatherless childhood and military career to his exile for his part in the French Revolution and his final, vindicated days.
Authors: Freedman, Russell
Title: Lafayette and the American Revolution
Publisher: New York : Holiday House, 2010
Edition: 1st ed
Characteristics: 88 p. :,col. ill. ;,24 x 28 cm
Statement of Responsibility: Russell Freedman
Contents: The mysterious stranger
The little lord of Chavaniac
Why not?
Escape from France
Here to learn
Winter at Valley Forge
The battles of Barren Hill and Monmouth Courthouse
Hero of two worlds
The boy cannot escape me
In search of liberty
Summary: Recount how the aristocratic Frenchman, who disdained court life and craved battlefield glory, came to the aid of the Continental Army and ended up one of George Washington's closest associates and friends. From Lafayette's mostly fatherless childhood and military career to his exile for his part in the French Revolution and his final, vindicated days.
ISBN: 0823421821
9780823421824
Branch Call Number: j B-L161fr 2010
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Headings: Statesmen France Biography Juvenile literature Generals United States Biography Juvenile literature United States History Revolution, 1775-1783 Participation, French Juvenile literature Lafayette, Marie Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert Du Motier, marquis de, 1757-1834 Juvenile literature
Topical Term: Statesmen
Generals
LCCN: 2009052342
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