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An Autobiography of George Washington As Told to His Scribe

An Autobiography of George Washington As Told to His Scribe

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Published by CMED Publishing .
Written in English


The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8589592M
ISBN 100976968002
ISBN 109780976968009
OCLC/WorldCa429634455

Fans of Venezia's highly praised artist biography series will be drawn to this new series that presents the lives of U.S. presidents in an entirely fresh way. With a blend of casual prose, historical reproductions, and entertaining original illustrations, Venezia presents the story of Father of our Country, George Washington. Full color.3/5(3). Buy An Autobiography of George Washington by George Washington online at Alibris. We have new and used copies available, in 1 editions - starting at $ Shop now.

During his lifetime, George Washington amassed a library consisting of over books, plus dozens of pamphlets and other publications, for a total of more than 1, titles. 1 Washington's library included books on agriculture, the military, history, politics, philosophy, and travel, as well as literature, plays, reference works, and books in foreign languages, including French, Dutch, and Latin. George Washington was born at Bridges Creek (later known as Wakefield) in Westmoreland County, Virginia, on Febru His father died when he was eleven years old, and the boy spent the next few years living in different households throughout Virginia.

  Book review: George Washington: A Life in Books by Kevin J. Hayes (Oxford University Press, May ) [BUY NOW ON AMAZON]In the introduction to George Washington: A Life in Books, historian Kevin Hayes discusses an encounter during a vacation to Australia before he began graduate met an Australian couple, and they asked him to tell them everything he knew about George Washington.9/ Up from Slavery is the autobiography of American educator Booker T. Washington (–). The book describes his personal experience of having to work to rise up from the position of a slave child during the Civil War, to the difficulties and obstacles he overcame to get an education at the new Hampton Institute, to his work establishing vocational schools—most notably the Tuskegee.


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An Autobiography of George Washington As Told to His Scribe book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers/5(3). Just assumed it was George Washington’s autobiography as he dictated it to his scribe.

Apparently this Author was visited by Washington’s “spirit” in as she received the “real story” of the first president/5(20). Just assumed it was George Washington’s autobiography as he dictated it to his scribe.

Apparently this Author was visited by Washington’s “spirit” in as she received the “real story” of the first president.

The story of the "Father of our Country", as told by himself. I love the idea that George Washington chose to tell his /5. Scribe Edith Ellis met the spirit of George Washington one evening in He contacted her from the Other Side to ask if she would serve as a channel so that he could dictate his autobiography for his "fellow American Patriots," believing that he had kept his personal feelings about his life far too private.

Top 10 Books on George WashingtonWashington: a gton’s Excellency: George l George Washington: A Military Washington: A Biography. (more items). This book, with a Foreword by best-selling author Caroline Myss, is a fascinating example of channeled literature, adding a very human personality to the stiff figure of George Washington often seen in his portraits.

Here, we encounter a three-dimensional Washington, replete with his loves, fears, philosophy, and repeated encounters with the spirit world.4/5. The "autobiography" was allegedly written by an Edith Ellis, a semi famous playwright and spiritualist, who received periodic visitations from George Washington in She would act as scribe for the dead angel/General.

About 20 years later, another spiritualist woman named Caroline Myss published the book. Needless to say, the book is filled with obvious errors in the life history of George Washington.

George Washington was born in Westmoreland County, Va., on Feb. 22, His father died inand Washington went to live with his half brother Lawrence at Mount Vernon. He was appointed surveyor for Culpeper County in /5(1). The "Autobiography" of George Washington, which was published inwas allegedly written by Edith Ellis, a semi-famous playwright and spiritualist, who claimed she was receiving periodic visitations from George Washington throughout the s and s.

Ellis stated that she had been chosen to be the official scribe for the dead angel/general/president because of her “objectivity.”Author: Brad Hart. Best George Washington Biographies Score A book’s total score is based on multiple factors, including the number of people who have voted for it and how highly those voters ranked the book.

This bibliography of George Washington is a selected list of written and published works about George Washington (–). A recent count has estimated the number of books about George Washington at some nine hundred; add scholarly articles with Washington's name in the title and the count climbs to six thousand.

Washington Irving called his five volume biography of George Washington his masterpiece, and it's easy to see why. The author perfectly recaptures the essence of American's first and greatest leader from his youth in Virginia through the trials of the American Revolution, the presidency in Philadelphia, and his death at his home of Mount Vernon/5(27).

Volume 4 (“George Washington: Anguish and Farewell “) was published in and covers Washington’s second presidential term through the time of his death.

Though these 1, pages required a significant time commitment, the reward was an understanding of Washington so deep and thorough that no other biography exceeded the. A Short Biography of George Washington “More than most, Washington’s biography is the story of a man constructing himself.” — W.

Abbot1 Early Life America’s first president was born on Febru to Augustine Washington (–) and his second wife, Mary Ball Washington (–89), at. George Washington was a Virginia plantation owner who served as a general and commander-in-chief of the colonial armies during the American Revolutionary War, and later became the first president Born: This encyclopedia offers an A-Z retrospective of George Washington's life, career, and historical significance, based in large part on Washington's own words and those of his contemporaries.

George Washington dominated his era like few other Americans. Yet the complexity of the historic events he was involved in and the sheer magnitude of his correspondence--the most voluminous in colonial 4/5(2).

Flexner wrote his own multivolume, Pulitzer citation— and National Book Award—winning biography of Washington in the '60s and '70s. Then he had the good sense to edit it down to four hundred pages and one volume.

It is considered one of the most readable scholarly biographies. The full four-volume edition isn't so bad either. Mason Locke Weems (Octo – ), usually referred to as Parson Weems, was an American book agent and author who wrote the first biography of George Washington immediately after his death.

He was the source of some of the apocryphal stories about Washington. The tale of the cherry tree ("I cannot tell a lie, I did it with my little hatchet") is included in the fifth Occupation: Book agent and author.

Among the Washington tidbits revealed by Chernow in this Pulitzer prize-winner are the facts that while the president never had wooden teeth, he did try ivory dentures, as well as human teeth from the mouths of his slaves; that his wife, Martha, spent half the Revolutionary War at her husband’s side, despite her fear of battlefields; and that George established his own spy network during the.

Alexis Coe: If you had told me years ago that I would write a book on George Washington, I would have thought that was insane. But I love presidential biographies, and I Author: Jane Greenway Carr. This book exists within that tradition, arguing that there is room for people other than the Thigh Men to write biographies of George Washington and any other part of American history, just as.Washington Irvings Life of George Washington (published in five volumes in ) was the product of his last years and remains his most personal work.

Christened with the name of the great general, Irving was blessed by Washington while still a boy of seven, and later came to know many of the prominent figures of the Revolution.4/5.George Washington's childhood helped in building him into the great national leader and fearless military commander that he would later become.

Born in to his father Augustine Washington and mother Mary Ball Washington, George grew up on farms as a young boy.