By Edith B. Gelles. ISBN 978-0-06-135387-1. Copyright 2009. Hardcover with 339 pages including notes, bibliography, and index.
Finalist for the 2010 George Washington Book Prize.
The engaging story of the progress and ultimate success of Abigail and John Adams’ marriage through war and revolution, diplomatic and political adventures, family traumas and lengthy separations. This book is a compelling double biography and a page-turning account of the American Revolution and the founding of the American Republic.