He signed on with a company of showmen as a zoological collector.John hunted and captured live wild animals in the wildest parts of Maine, Vermont and New Hampshire, where he honed his woodsman, survival, and marksmanship skills.Another facet of the book I particularly enjoyed was Grant's explanations of the economic issues facing the revolutionaries and the infant nation.He details those issues in clear concise terms without falling into the traps of either "dumbing down" the issues or lapsing into the technospeak of economists.To learn more about Amazon Sponsored Products, click here.Anyone interested in early American history from the pre-Revolutionary days through the 1790s will enjoy this book.The Grant County books are Blindsighted, Kisscut, A Faint Cold Fear, Indelible, Faithless, and Beyond Reach.(Additional titles may have been used outside of the US market.) Over 17 million Karin Slaughter novels have been sold worldwide, and they have been translated into 30 languages.
He took a keen interest in his son’s development as a player, and it is tempting to see in the young Charlie’s cultured left foot the influence of his father.
In an interview last year, Adam dedicated his own career to his father.
“I want to learn from the mistakes my dad made,” he said.
Not only does Grant delve into John Adams the politician but he gives the reader a good look into the character of a very interesting individual.
I especially enjoyed reading Adams' opinions of his contemporaries, many of whom have almost ceased to be viewed as human beings and instead been elevated by "popular" history to near-godlike status.