While away with my wife for a very relaxing retreat, I read 1776 by David McCullough. It is a very easy read, but I couldn’t tell if I was inspired by it or frustrated because of its incompletion. It is, after all, a history of one year. I found myself wishing that McCullough would write 1777 and so forth.
One of the most inspiring, thought-provoking, and delightful biographies of an early American that I have ever read was McCullough’s work on John Adams. 1776, however, lacked something. Yet, I can’t help but thinking it was great! I wonder if any of my friends in blogosphere have read it. What did you think?
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