Mary Ball Washington: The Untold Story Of George Washington's Mother
- Biographies & Memoirs, American History , American Presidents
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The mother of the father of our country
Mary Ball Washington was an unlikely candidate to be the mother of history’s most famous revolutionary. In fact, George Washington’s first fight for independence was from his controlling mother.
In Mary Ball Washington, bestselling author Craig Shirley uncovers startling details about the inner workings of the Washington family. He vividly brings to life a resilient widow who singlehandedly raised six children and ran a large farm. Throughout, Shirley compares and contrasts mother and son, illuminating the qualities they shared and the differences that divided them.
A significant contribution to American history, this stunning family portrait offers fresh insight into the man who would shape our nation—and the woman who shaped him.
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|Release Date:||November 26, 2019|