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The Forgotten Founding Father by Joshua Kendall
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Jun 02, 2015

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bookshelves: 2011, academic, biography, non-fiction, male-author, male-protagonist
Read from July 29 to August 24, 2011

Engaging and beautifully full of big words (as benefits a biography of a lexicographer). Kendall's portrayal of Webster is both honest---he points out the man's many faults---but also rather fond of this rather pugnacious and irascible lexicographer.

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