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A Hero and A Spy: The Revolutionary War Correspondence of Benedict Arnold

By: Russell M. Lea

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc: (2006)

Seller ID: L3811

ISBN: 0788438115

Condition: 636 pages, 5.5x8.5, (2006), 2008, 5.5x8.5, paper, index, 636 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc


With the passing of time, Benedict Arnold the traitor has overshadowed Benedict Arnold the hero. Those who know of his extraordinary sacrifices for the colonies during the American Revolution are still confounded by his defection to the British side. Fortunately, a wealth of personal and official correspondence exists to document his rise and fall. A Hero and A Spy follows this paper trail to uncover Arnold's driving ambition and the frustrations that led him to carry out the ultimate betrayal. Letters between Arnold and his co-conspirator, John André, reveal the chilling plan to bring Amer... View more info