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The Virginia dynasty : four presidents and the creation of the American nation / Lynne Cheney.

Cheney, Lynne V., (author.).

Available copies

  • 2 of 3 copies available at LARL/NWRL Consortium.
  • 1 of 2 copies available at Lake Agassiz Regional Library. (Show preferred library)

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2 current holds with 3 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Breckenridge Public Library 920 CHE (Text) 33500013293535 New In transit -
Fertile Public Library 920 CHE (Text) 33500013293543 New Available -
Roseau Public Library 920 CHE (Text) 35500006308215 New Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781101980040
  • ISBN: 1101980044
  • Physical Description: 437 pages ; 25 cm
  • Publisher: [New York] : Viking, [2020]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 399-422) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Prologue -- The warriors: from triumph to catastrophe -- River crossing: victory hard won -- The intellectuals: poetry and prose -- Untrodden ground: a nation wholly new -- Schism: breaking the bonds of attachment -- Interregnum: the President from Braintree -- The spirit of '76: the Virginians return -- Securing independence: war under the Constitution -- Dynasty's end: gathering storm clouds -- Epilogue.
Summary, etc.:
A group portrait of America's first four presidents from Virginia focuses on a series of key historical episodes that illustrate how the myriad leadership roles of Washington, Jefferson, Madison and Monroe promoted transcendental, if contradictory, national views about freedom and equality.
Author Notes

Lynne Cheney is the author and coauthor of twelve books, including six bestsellers about American history for children. The wife of former vice president Dick Cheney, she lives in Wilson, Wyoming.

Subject: Presidents > United States > Biography.
Washington, George, 1732-1799.
Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826.
Madison, James, 1751-1836.
Monroe, James, 1758-1831.
Statesmen > Virginia > Biography.
Founding Fathers of the United States > Biography.
United States > Politics and government > 1783-1865.
HISTORY / United States / Revolutionary Period (1775-1800).
BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Presidents & Heads of State.
HISTORY / United States / State & Local / South (AL, AR, FL, GA, KY, LA, MS, NC, SC, TN, VA, WV).
Genre: Biographies.

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