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Contents Introduction The Crew of the Concord Part One The Beginnings of Stardom Chapter One The Roman Republic Chapter Two The American in Paris Chapter Three Americans At Home Part Two The Ingredients of Renown Chapter Four Ambition Chapter Five Vanity Chapter Six Modesty Chapter Seven Jealousy Chapter Eight Image Chapter Nine Myth Part Three The Last Days of Famous Men Chapter Ten The Tombstone at Red Hill Chapter Eleven The Tourist Attraction Chapter Twelve A Message to the Future Chapter Thirteen John Adams Survives Chapter Fourteen An Early Death Chapter Fifteen A Simple Epitaph Epilogue The Autograph of A Not-So-Famous Man Notes Bibliography Acknowledgments Index
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:
Founding Fathers of the United States -- Biography.
United States -- Politics and government -- 1775-1783.
United States -- Politics and government -- 1783-1789.
Virtue -- Political aspects -- United States -- History -- 18th century.
Courage -- Political aspects -- United States -- History -- 18th century.
Pride and vanity -- Political aspects -- United States -- History -- 18th century.
Fame -- Political aspects -- United States -- History -- 18th century.