Gloucester: Sawyer Free Library


John Quincy Adams : American visionary / Fred Kaplan.


  • ISBN: 0061915416
  • ISBN: 9780061915413
  • Description: xii, 652 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates (some color) ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : HarperCollins Publishers, [2014]

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0 current holds with 10 total copies.

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Gloucester Adult New Books New 920/ADAMS (Text to phone) Available -
Beverly Main NEW E 377 .K34 2014 (Text to phone) Checked out 08/18/2014
Everett - Parlin Memorial Adult New Books NEW B/A214k (Text to phone) Checked out 08/11/2014
Lynnfield Adult Nonfiction E 377 .K34 2014 (Text to phone) Checked out 08/16/2014
Marblehead Adult New Biography NEW BIO ADAMS, JOHN QUINCY 2014 (Text to phone) Checked out 08/15/2014
Peabody Main Adult New Nonfiction NEW E 377 .K34 2014 (Text to phone) Checked out 08/11/2014
Salem Adult Biography B/ ADAMS, J.Q./K (Text to phone) Checked out 08/03/2014
Saugus Adult Biographies BIO Adams (Text to phone) Checked out 07/28/2014
Swampscott Lower Level Bio Adams, J.Q. (Text to phone) Checked out 07/29/2014
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Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Note: Hooks of steel, 1767-1778 -- A European education, 1778-1783 -- Slow voyage home, 1783-1787 -- Most beautiful and beloved, 1787-1794 -- Remember your characters, 1794-1797 -- Begin anew the world, 1797-1801 -- The white worm, 1801-1804 -- Fiery ordeal, 1805-1808 -- Paradise of fools, 1809-1814 -- My wandering life, 1814-1817 -- The terrible sublime, 1817-1821 -- The Macbeth policy, 1821-1825 -- No bed of roses, 1825-1829 -- The uses of adversity, 1829-1833 -- A suitable sphere of action, 1834-1839 -- Adhering to the world, 1839-1843 -- The summit of my ambition, 1844-1848.
Summary: A brilliant combination of literary analysis and historical detail, this masterfully written biography of the much misunderstood sixth president of the United States reveals the many sides of this forward-thinking man whose progressive vision helped shape the course of America.
Subject: Adams, John Quincy, 1767-1848.
Presidents > United States > Biography.