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The Resource Washington's crossing, David Hackett Fischer

Washington's crossing, David Hackett Fischer

Label
Washington's crossing
Title
Washington's crossing
Statement of responsibility
David Hackett Fischer
Title variation
Washingtons crossing
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Member of
Summary
Provides a colorful and dramatic account of a pivotal moment in American history--the Christmas night crossing of the Delaware River to mount a sneak attack on British and Hessian troops at Trenton, New Jersey--an event that marked a turning point in America's battle for independence
Tone
Writing style
Award
  • ALA Notable Book, 2005.
  • Booklist Editors' Choice, 2004.
  • New York Times Notable Book, 2004
  • Pulitzer Prize for History, 2005.
  • School Library Journal Best Books: Best Adult Books 4 Teens, 2004.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
131327
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1935-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Fischer, David Hackett
Dewey number
973.332
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Interest level
UG
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Reading level
9.4
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Pivotal moments in American history
Study program name
Accelerated Reader AR
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Washington, George
  • Delaware River Valley (N.Y.-Del. and N.J.)
Target audience
adult
Label
Washington's crossing, David Hackett Fischer
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 459-546) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Three armies in America -- A cataract of disaster -- The pivot point -- The crossing -- Risking it all -- The boldest stroke
Control code
470116
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
x, 564 pages
Isbn
9780195170344
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2003019858
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780195170344
  • (Sirsi) ADM-2647
Label
Washington's crossing, David Hackett Fischer
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 459-546) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Three armies in America -- A cataract of disaster -- The pivot point -- The crossing -- Risking it all -- The boldest stroke
Control code
470116
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
x, 564 pages
Isbn
9780195170344
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2003019858
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780195170344
  • (Sirsi) ADM-2647

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