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Author Marrin, Albert.
Title Thomas Paine : crusader for liberty : how one man's ideas helped form a new nation / Albert Marrin.
Pub Info New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2014.
book jacket
 Oak Bluffs-Children's  J 921 PAINE     AVAILABLE
 Wellfleet-Young Adult  YA BIOGRAPHY Paine     AVAILABLE
Edition First edition.
Descript 165 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Audience 1040L Lexile
Note Accelerated Reader MG 7.7 5 5 170892
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction: the age of Paine -- Portrait of a failure -- The great American cause -- The peculiar honor of France -- The Age of Reason -- An honest and useful life.
Summary A portrait of the influential intellectual behind such books as "The Age of Reason" discusses his limited formal education, fervent support of American independence, and life-risking advocacy of history-shaping ideas.
Subject Paine, Thomas, 1737-1809 -- Juvenile literature.
Paine, Thomas, 1737-1809.
Political scientists -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Revolutionaries -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Political scientists -- Biography.
Revolutionaries -- United States -- Biography.
United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Juvenile literature.
United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783.
ISBN 9780375866746 (hbk.)
0375866744 (hbk.)
9780375966743 (lib. bdg.)
0375966749 (lib. bdg.)
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