His Excellency: George Washington

by Joseph J. Ellis | Biographies & Memoirs |
ISBN: 1400040310 Global Overview for this book
Registered by wingbookstogivewing of Springville, Tennessee USA on 6/17/2012
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Journal Entry 1 by wingbookstogivewing from Springville, Tennessee USA on Sunday, June 17, 2012
This is the story of George Washington covering his entire life but mostly the period of time when he first came to own Mount Vernon up to his Presidency. It contained a lot of interesting facts and lets you see more about this most interesting and important person in the history of the USA.

Journal Entry 2 by wingbookstogivewing at McLeansville, North Carolina USA on Tuesday, July 3, 2012

Released 9 yrs ago (7/2/2012 UTC) at McLeansville, North Carolina USA

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Journal Entry 3 by glade1 at McLeansville, North Carolina USA on Tuesday, July 10, 2012
Received in the mail yesterday. Thanks for tagging me, bookstogive!

I'm not sure when this one will rise to the surface of Mt. TBR but it is safe with me until then :)

Journal Entry 4 by glade1 at McLeansville, North Carolina USA on Thursday, June 24, 2021
I realized as I read this book how little I actually knew about George Washington. I feel this book gave me a good overview of his life. He played a lot of things close to his chest, and Martha destroyed all their correspondence when he died, so it still seems hard to really know him, but I think this author makes some pretty good guesses. How amazing to be front and center in such an important time, and of course he knew it so he worked hard to cultivate his personality and memory, but not in the way a lot of folks would have - he was quite wise with most of his decisions. Very good read.

Marking as available for now.

Journal Entry 5 by glade1 at Cone Health Moses Cone Hospital in Greensboro, North Carolina USA on Thursday, July 1, 2021

Released 5 mos ago (7/1/2021 UTC) at Cone Health Moses Cone Hospital in Greensboro, North Carolina USA

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