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First in Their Hearts: A Biography of George Washington

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A biography of the surveyor, militia major, and aide to the British General Braddock who became leader of the American forces during the Revolution and first President of the new nation.
Hardcover, 136 pages
Published 1984 by Walker & Company (first published 1967)
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Harvi
Jul 19, 2014 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I have always enjoyed reading Thomas Fleming and this book is no exception. At 111 pages, it is a quick read. I have previously read biographies of George Washington and this particular selection filled in some of the blanks for me.

"First in Their Hearts: The Life of George Washington" reveals Washington as an ordinary man in extraordinary times. It shares his early years and some of the struggles he encountered in his relationships at home and those he interacted with in his position of general
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Marjie Haning
Nov 12, 2013 rated it liked it
Learned many things about our first President that I did not know.
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Different view of George Washington.
John
Oct 28, 2014 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Good overview of the life of George Washington. Not an in depth look at our first president but still an enjoyable read.
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Apr 04, 2012 rated it liked it
George Washington is such a great man.
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BORING!!!
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Thomas J. Fleming is an historian and historical novelist, with a special interest in the American Revolution. He was born in 1927 in Jersey City, New Jersey, the son of a World War I hero who was a leader in Jersey City politics for three decades. Before her marriage, his mother, Katherine Dolan Fleming, was a teacher in the Jersey City Public School System.

After graduating from St. Peter's Prepa
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