Novels Mont Saint Michel, The education

by Henry Adams

Hardcover, 1983

Status

Available

Publication

New York, N.Y. : Literary Classics of the United States : Distributed by the Viking Press, c1983.

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LibraryThing member jwhenderson
The memoir of a man and a family, Henry Adams was the son of a diplomat/ politician, grandson of a president and the great-grandson of another. The Adams family had produced leaders for the country since its founding and Henry Adams was heir to that leadership. In his Education he produced one of the best autobiographies ever written, chronicling the rapid change of the last half of the nineteenth century while sharing personal experiences with his father, at Harvard, Washington and elsewhere. I highly recommend this narrative for all readers interested in good writing and the history of the United States.… (more)
LibraryThing member lucybrown
I have not read it in its entirety, but what I have read of Henry Adams's work I have admired and enjoyed.

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11814

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