Novels Mont Saint Michel, The education

by Henry Adams

Hardcover, 1983




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
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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.
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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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