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The Crossing by Jim  Murphy
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Feb 17, 2011

really liked it
bookshelves: non-fiction
Read in February, 2011

When I was a kid we spent an awful lot of time studying the American Revolution, but didn't focus at all on military strategy. For those kids eager to dig a little bit deeper into the military history of this era and Washington as a military leader, this book is a winner. As is normally the case with Jim Murphy's non-fiction the text is engaging and his storytelling makes the subject interesting. I also really appreciated the notes at the end regarding the famous painting of Washington Crossing the Delaware that was used on the cover of this book - that was a pleasant surprise.
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