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By Cokie Roberts. ISBN 0-06-009026-X. Softcover with 359 pages including notes and index. Copyright 2004.
Cokie Roberts returns with Founding Mothers, an intimate and illuminating look at the fervently patriotic and passionate women whose tireless pursuits on behalf of their families—and their country—proved just as crucial to the forging of a new nation as the rebellion that established it. Roberts brings us the women who fought the Revolution as valiantly as the men, often defending their very doorsteps. Social history at its best, Founding Mothers unveils the drive, determination, creative insight, and passion of the other patriots, the women who raised our nation.