Paul Revere and the World He Lived In (Paperback)

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This vivid account of the life and times of Paul Revere was first published in 1942 to great acclaim and a Pulitzer Prize. An elegant storyteller and expert historian, Edith Forbes paints a memorable portrait of American colonial history and of this most legendary of revolutionary heroes -- "not merely one man riding one horse on a certain lonely night of long ago, but a symbol to which his countrymen can yet turn."

About the Author


Esther Forbes (1891-1967) garnered a Newbery Medal and an enduring place in children's literature with the publication of Johnny Tremain. Her adult novel, Paul Revere and the World He Lived In, won the Pulitzer Prize for history in 1943.

Praise For…


"Goes straight to the heart of life in old Boston without sacrificing an iota of universal quality." The New York Times


Product Details
ISBN: 9780618001941
ISBN-10: 0618001948
Publisher: Mariner Books
Publication Date: October 1st, 1999
Pages: 536
Language: English