One of Fritz's more lengthy biographies, this time she's giving us the man whose name has become synonymous with traitor. As always, with Jean Fritz's work, the book is carefully researched and she invents and assumes nothing. Here is his flamboyant life from his boyhood in Norwich, Connecticut to his death, not in battle as he had hoped, but in bed in London. The book gives insight into the reasons why he did it and the effects his treason had.
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In Times Past
by Carol Hurst and Rebecca Otis
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