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Author Cook, Jane Hampton.

Title American phoenix : John Quincy and Louisa Adams, the War of 1812, and the exile that saved American independence / Jane Hampton Cook.

Imprint Nashville : Thomas Nelson, c2013.

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Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    973.522 COO    Available
Description x, 502 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Journey interrupted -- Murder outside -- Thief inside -- Lost -- The crossing -- Journey begins -- Fireworks -- Good-bye, Boston birches -- Danish prey -- Three hundred Americans -- Caricature vs. character -- All the world's a stage -- Baltic circle -- Fig leaves -- Deja vu -- Eve's leaves -- Loneliness and splendor -- When in Rome -- French ├ęconomie -- Ice hills -- Divorce -- Water -- Winter woes -- Contradictions -- Pretense and propriety -- Plato's beard -- Moving on -- Fencing pirates -- French choice -- French accomplice -- Obstinate -- American cinderellas -- Christening -- The snub -- New year's bang -- Exit strategy -- French cooling -- Recall and relocation -- Correspondence and contractions -- Supreme recall -- Summer solstice -- The removal -- The confinement -- Christening reprise -- Comets -- Baltic freeze -- Interference -- Tomorrow -- Heaven -- Enemy within -- Impressment -- Retreat -- Dry bones -- Journey resurrected -- Escape -- American phoenix -- Queen of hearts -- King of spades -- The star-spangled banner -- Antebellum -- Vive! -- Epilogue: the birches of Boston.
Subject Adams, John Quincy, 1767-1848.
Adams, Louisa Catherine, 1775-1852.
Diplomats -- United States -- Biography.
Presidents -- United States -- Biography.
Presidents' spouses -- United States -- Biography.
United States -- History -- War of 1812 -- Biography.
United States -- History -- War of 1812 -- Diplomatic history.
United States -- History -- War of 1812 -- Peace.
United States -- Foreign relations -- Russia.
Russia -- Foreign relations -- United States.
ISBN 9781595555410 (hbk.)
1595555412 (hbk.)

 
    
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