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Evan Thomas is the author of The Wise Men: Six Friends and the World They Made (with Walter Isaacson); The Man to See: The Life of Edward Bennett Williams; The Very Best Men: Four Who Dared; the Early Years of the CIA; and Robert Kennedy: His Life. He is the assistant managing editor of Newsweek magazine and lives with his wife and two daughters in Washington, D.C.

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Jones, John Paul, 1747-1792, Admirals United States Biography, United States, Navy Biography, United States History Revolution, 1775-1783 Naval operations