Valley Forge

Author:   Dr. Newt Gingrich ,  Dr William R Forstchen, Ph.D. (Montreat College) ,  William Dufris ,  Callista Gingrich
Publisher:   MacMillan Audio
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9781427210753


Publication Date:   09 November 2010
Format:   Audio  Audio Format
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In To Try Men's Souls, New York Times bestselling authors Newt Gingrich and William R. Forstchen cast a new light on the year 1776 and the man who would become the father of our nation, George Washington. Valley Forge picks up the narrative a year after Washington's triumphant surprise attack on Trenton, and much has changed since then. It's the winter of 1777, and Washington's battered, demoralized army retreats from Philadelphia. Arriving at Valley Forge, they discover that their repeated requests for a stockpile of food, winter clothing, and building tools have been ignored by Congress. With no other options available, the men settle down for a season of agony. For weeks the dwindling army freezes under tents in the bitter cold. Food runs out. Disease festers. The men are on the point of collapse, while in Philadelphia the British, joined by Allen van Dorn, the Loyalist brother of the dead patriot, Jonathan van Dorn, live in luxury.In spite of the suffering and deceit, Washington endures all, joined at last by a volunteer from Germany, Baron Friederich von Steuben. With precious few supplies and even less time, von Steuben begins the hard task of recasting the army as a professional fighting force capable of facing the British head-on--something it has never accomplished before--and in the process he changing the course of history. Valley Forge is a compelling, meticulously researched tour-de-force novel about endurance, survival, transformation, and rebirth. It chronicles the unique crucible of time and place where Washington and his Continental Army, against all odds, were forged into a fighting force that would win a revolution and found the United States of America.

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Author:   Dr. Newt Gingrich ,  Dr William R Forstchen, Ph.D. (Montreat College) ,  William Dufris ,  Callista Gingrich
Publisher:   MacMillan Audio
Imprint:   MacMillan Audio
Dimensions:   Width: 13.30cm , Height: 4.30cm , Length: 15.30cm
Weight:   0.445kg
ISBN:  

9781427210753


ISBN 10:   1427210756
Publication Date:   09 November 2010
Audience:   General/trade ,  General
Format:   Audio
Publisher's Status:   Out of Stock Indefinitely
Availability:   In Print   Availability explained
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NEWT GINGRICH, former Speaker of the House, is the bestselling author of Gettysburg and Pearl Harbor and the longest serving teacher of the Joint War Fighting course for Major Generals. He is the founder of the Center for Health Transformation, Chairman of American Solutions and a commentator for Fox News Channel. He resides in Virginia with his wife, Callista, with whom he hosts and produces documentaries, including their latest, Nine Days that Changed the World. WILLIAM R. FORSTCHEN, Ph.D., is a Faculty Fellow at Montreat College in Montreat, North Carolina. He received his doctorate from Purdue University and is the author of more than forty books. He resides near Asheville, North Carolina, with his daughter, Meghan.Callista Gingrich is the wife of former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich and the president of Gingrich Productions, a performance and production company focusing on audio, video, and photographic production. She has narrated several audiobooks, including To Try Men's Souls and Valley Forge for Macmillan Audio. She lives with her husband in McLean, Virginia.

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