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The Glorious Cause by Jeff Shaara
The Glorious Cause by Jeff Shaara
4.0 out of 5 stars Excellent Read, Nov. 26 2003
Once again, Jeff Shaara has made history interesting while keeping the content historically accurate. I truly enjoyed this book, although, I felt it lacked the political insight he brought out so well in the first book of this series (Rise to Rebellion).
The Glorious Cause focuses primarily on the major battles and generals of the war. He touches on the key political influences and does a fabulous job of portraying Benjamin Franklin, George Washington, and Nathanial Green.
My biggest dissappointment was not hearing about the congress (from their perspective...ie: Adams, Jefferson, etc) and the struggles they were having politically and how they had to balance politics, war,… Read more