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The Resource Mary Ball Washington : the untold story of George Washington's mother, Craig Shirley

Mary Ball Washington : the untold story of George Washington's mother, Craig Shirley

Label
Mary Ball Washington : the untold story of George Washington's mother
Title
Mary Ball Washington
Title remainder
the untold story of George Washington's mother
Statement of responsibility
Craig Shirley
Title variation
Mary Ball Washington
Title variation remainder
the untold story of George Washingtons mother
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
George Washington's first fight for independence was from his controlling, singular mother. Mary Ball Washington was entrenched in the Old World ways of her ancestors, dismissing the American experiment even as her son led the successful rebellion against the crown. Though she raised her eldest son to become one of the world's greatest leaders, Mary also tried many times to hold him back. The constant tug of war between the two throughout the early years helped define George's character. Shirley uncovers startling details about the inner workings of the Washington family, illuminating the qualities they shared and the differences that divided them. --
Writing style
Assigning source
adapted from jacket
Biography type
individual biography
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10829584
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Shirley, Craig
Dewey number
  • 973.4/1092
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • genealogical tables
Index
index present
LC call number
E312.19
LC item number
.S56 2019
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Washington, Mary Ball
  • Washington, George
  • Washington family
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
the untold story of George Washington's mother
Label
Mary Ball Washington : the untold story of George Washington's mother, Craig Shirley
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [297]-326) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Prologue -- Virgin land and virgin love -- "To look to the sky" -- The rose of Epping Forest -- The marriage of Mary Ball and Augustine Washington -- In the shadow of the empire -- Fredericksburg -- Matriarch -- Lt. Colonel Washington -- Before the revolution -- Off to war -- A separate peace -- Honored madam -- Unto dust shalt thou return -- Epilogue: A monumental legacy
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
344 pages
Isbn
9780062456519
Lccn
2019021060
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other control number
40029682959
Other physical details
illustrations, genealogical table
System control number
  • on1099543442
  • (OCoLC)1099543442
Label
Mary Ball Washington : the untold story of George Washington's mother, Craig Shirley
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [297]-326) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Prologue -- Virgin land and virgin love -- "To look to the sky" -- The rose of Epping Forest -- The marriage of Mary Ball and Augustine Washington -- In the shadow of the empire -- Fredericksburg -- Matriarch -- Lt. Colonel Washington -- Before the revolution -- Off to war -- A separate peace -- Honored madam -- Unto dust shalt thou return -- Epilogue: A monumental legacy
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
344 pages
Isbn
9780062456519
Lccn
2019021060
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other control number
40029682959
Other physical details
illustrations, genealogical table
System control number
  • on1099543442
  • (OCoLC)1099543442

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