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Signing Their Lives Away: The Fame and Misfortune of the Men Who Signed the Declaration of Independence

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Book Description
In the summer of 1776, fifty-six men risked their lives and livelihood to defy King George III and sign the Declaration of Independence--yet how many of them do we actually remember?

Signing Their Lives Away introduces readers to the eclectic group of statesmen, soldiers, slaveholders, and scoundrels who signed this historic document--and the many strange fates that awaited them. Some prosp... More
Book Information
PublisherQuirk Books
BindingHardcover (4 editions)
Reading LevelYoung Adults
# of Pages256
ISBN-101594743304
ISBN-13978-1594743306
Publication Date05/01/2009
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About Denise Kiernan (Author) : Denise Kiernan is a published author. Published credits of Denise Kiernan include Fun, 5-Minute Math Practice Pages: Grades 2-3, Fun, 5-Minute Math Practice Pages: Grades 4-5 (Ready-To-Go Reproducible... more
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About Joseph D'Agnese (Author) : Joseph D'Agnese is an author and journalist who has written for The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, This Old House, and many other magazines and newspapers. He has been published extensively ... more
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