Flag: An American Biography
by Marc Leepson (Goodreads Author)
The nation turns to it as an emotional, political, and patriotic symbol in good times and bad. Americans fly it everywhere we live and everywhere we go, from front porches in Florida to pickup trucks in Alaska. We display the red-white-and-blue American flag at festive events to celebrate and, at times of national tragedy, to grieve and show our resolve. We wrap ourselves...more
Hardcover, 352 pages
Published June 1st 2005 by Thomas Dunne Books
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Historian and journalist Marc Leepson is the author of seven books, including Lafayette: Lessons in Leadership from the Idealist General, a concise biography of the Marquis de Lafayette (Palgrave/Macmillan, 2011); Desperate Engagement, the story of the little-known but crucial July 9, 1984, Civil War Battle of Monocacy (Thomas Dunne Books, 2007); Flag: An American Biography, a history of the Ameri...moreMore about Marc Leepson...