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Read online The Hamilton Affair.pdf PDF, EPUB, MOBI, TXT, DOC The Hamilton Affair Set against the dramatic backdrop of the American Revolution and featuring a cast of legendary characters The Hamilton Affair tells the sweeping tumultuous true story of Alexander Hamilton and Elizabeth Schuyler from passionate and tender beginnings to his fateful duel on the banks of the Hudson River .

Hamilton was a bastard and orphan raised in the Caribbean and desperate for legitimacy who became one of the American Revolution s most dashing and improbable heroes Admired by George Washington scorned by Thomas Jefferson Hamilton was a lightning rod the most controversial leader of the new nation Elizabeth was the wealthy beautiful adventurous daughter of the respectable Schuyler clan and a pioneering advocate for women Together the unlikely couple braved the dangers of war the perils of seduction the anguish of infidelity and the scourge of partisanship that menaced their family and the country itself by Elizabeth Cobbs

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No description available, Set against the dramatic backdrop of the American Revolution and featuring a cast of iconic characters such as George Washington Thomas Jefferson and the Marquis de Lafayette i The Hamilton Affair i tells the sweeping tumultuous true love story of Alexander Hamilton and Elizabeth Schuyler from tremulous beginning to bittersweet ending his at a dueling ground on the shores of the Hudson River hers more than half a century later after a brave successful life br br Hamilton was a bastard son raised on the Caribbean island of St Croix He went to America to pursue his education Along the way he became one of the American Revolution s most dashing and unlikely heroes Adored by Washington hated by Jefferson Hamilton was a lightning rod the most controversial leader of the American Revolution br br She was the well to do daughter of one of New York s most exalted families feisty adventurous and loyal to a fault When she met Alexander she fell head over heels She pursued him despite his illegitimacy and loved him despite his infidelity In two centuries ago she shamed Congress into supporting his seven orphaned children Elizabeth Schuyler Hamilton started New York s first orphanage The only founding mother to truly embrace public service she raised children in addition to her own br With its flawless writing brilliantly drawn characters and epic scope i The Hamilton Affair i will take its place among the greatest novels of American history br br br Skyhorse Publishing as well as our Arcade Yucca and Good Books imprints are proud to publish a broad range of books for readers interested in fiction novels novellas political and medical thrillers comedy satire historical fiction romance erotic and love stories mystery classic literature folklore and mythology literary classics including Shakespeare Dumas Wilde Cather and much more While not every title we publish becomes a i New York Times i bestseller or a national bestseller we are committed to books on subjects that are sometimes overlooked and to authors whose work might not otherwise find a home, The nation was powerful and prosperous the president was vigorous and young and a confident generation was gathering its forces to test the New Frontier The cold war was well under way but if you could just as the song went put a little love in your heart then the world would be a better place The Peace Corps conceived in the can do spirit of the sixties embodied America s long pursuit of moral leadership on a global scale Traversing four decades and three continents this story of the Peace Corps and the people and politics behind it is a fascinating look at American idealism at work amid the hard political realities of the second half of the twentieth century More than any other entity the Peace Corps broached an age old dilemma of U S foreign policy how to reconcile the imperatives and temptations of power politics with the ideals of freedom and self determination for all nations i All You Need Is Love i follows the struggle to balance the tensions between these values from the Corps first heady days under Sargent Shriver and beyond to the questioning years of the Vietnam War when the Peace Corps was accused of being window dressing for imperialism It follows the Peace Corps through the years when volunteering dropped off and finally into its renewed popularity amid the widespread conviction that the Peace Corps preserves the nation s finest traditions With vivid stories from returned volunteers of exotic places and daunting circumstances this is an engrossing account of the successes and failures of this unique governmental organization and of the geopolitics and personal convictions that underpin it In the end the question that is most compelling is whether the Peace Corps most helped the countries that received its volunteers or whether its greater service was to America and its sense of national identity and mission, No description available