First Family: Abigail & John Adams
Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Joseph Ellis recounts the 1,200 letters that John and Abigail Adams exchanged throughout their more than fifty-year marriage. The letters provide a truncated biography of the Adamses and explore their personal relationship as well as provide a discourse on the politics of their times. Joesph Ellis discussed his book at Politics & Prose Bookstore in Washington, D.C. close
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