Masquerade: The Life and Times of Deborah Sampson, Continental Soldier

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Product Details

Price
$17.95
Publisher
Vintage
Publish Date
Pages
432
Dimensions
5.32 X 0.88 X 8.0 inches | 0.87 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780679761853

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About the Author

Alfred F. Young is Alfred Young is Emeritus Professor of History, Northern Illinois University. His numerous books include The Shoemaker and the Tea Party: Memory and the American Revolution and Liberty Tree: Ordinary People and the American Revolution (NYU Press).

Reviews

"Young has recovered [Sampson's] life and given us a portrait of a woman with 'an extraordinary capacity for taking risks.'" --The Washington Post

"An excellent narrative. . . . Young is especially adept at explaining how Sampson pulled off her masquerade." --San Francisco Chronicle

"Young's most daring book. . . . Young finds in [Sampson's] sensational story an illumination of the norms that she struggled against by making herself extraordinary." --The New Republic

"Engaging...it is a delight to follow Young's unraveling of Sampson's masquerade." --The Boston Globe