The Resource American phoenix : John Quincy and Louisa Adams, the War of 1812, and the exile that saved American independence, Jane Hampton Cook

American phoenix : John Quincy and Louisa Adams, the War of 1812, and the exile that saved American independence, Jane Hampton Cook

Label
American phoenix : John Quincy and Louisa Adams, the War of 1812, and the exile that saved American independence
Title
American phoenix
Title remainder
John Quincy and Louisa Adams, the War of 1812, and the exile that saved American independence
Statement of responsibility
Jane Hampton Cook
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
-- Birches of Boston to the remote reaches of pre-Soviet Russia, from an exile in arctic -- once-obscure history, weaving a meticulously researched biographical tapestry -- drama in a Jane Austen era, -- colorful assortment of heroes and villains, patriots and pirates, rogues and -- fortitude along a deeply personal, often heart-rending journey. Cook?s close-upperspective shows how this American couple?s Russian destination changed USdestiny
Summary
Draws from diaries and correspondence to chronicle John Quincy Adams's experience serving as U.S. envoy to Russia and his role in ending the War of 1812, while also detailing his wife Louisa's trials as a diplomatic spouse
Writing style
Biography type
contains biographical information
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10182091
Cataloging source
TEFOD
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Cook, Jane Hampton
Dewey number
973.5/22092
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
E377
LC item number
.C67 2013eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Adams, John Quincy
  • Adams, Louisa Catherine
  • United States
  • United States
  • United States
  • United States
  • Russia
  • Diplomats
  • Presidents
  • Presidents' spouses
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
John Quincy and Louisa Adams, the War of 1812, and the exile that saved American independence
Label
American phoenix : John Quincy and Louisa Adams, the War of 1812, and the exile that saved American independence, Jane Hampton Cook
Link
http://goldcoast.lib.overdrive.com/ContentDetails.htm?ID=243ECD52-493D-4FE3-95DA-7A1664F2D5DF
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
Journey interrupted -- Murder outside -- Thief inside -- Lost -- The crossing -- Journey begins -- Fireworks -- Good-bye, Boston birches -- Danish prey -- Three hundred Americans -- Caricature vs. character -- All the world's a stage -- Baltic circle -- Fig leaves -- Deja vu -- Eve's leaves -- Loneliness and splendor -- When in Rome -- French économie -- Ice hills -- Divorce -- Water -- Winter woes -- Contradictions -- Pretense and propriety -- Plato's beard -- Moving on -- Fencing pirates -- French choice -- French accomplice -- Obstinate -- American cinderellas -- Christening -- The snub -- New year's bang -- Exit strategy -- French cooling -- Recall and relocation -- Correspondence and contractions -- Supreme recall -- Summer solstice -- The removal -- The confinement -- Christening reprise -- Comets -- Baltic freeze -- Interference -- Tomorrow -- Heaven -- Enemy within -- Impressment -- Retreat -- Dry bones -- Journey resurrected -- Escape -- American phoenix -- Queen of hearts -- King of spades -- The star-spangled banner -- Antebellum -- Vive! -- Epilogue: the birches of Boston
Control code
ocn841413430
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (x, 502 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781595555427
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations.
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
243ECD52-493D-4FE3-95DA-7A1664F2D5DF
System control number
(OCoLC)841413430
Label
American phoenix : John Quincy and Louisa Adams, the War of 1812, and the exile that saved American independence, Jane Hampton Cook
Link
http://goldcoast.lib.overdrive.com/ContentDetails.htm?ID=243ECD52-493D-4FE3-95DA-7A1664F2D5DF
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
Journey interrupted -- Murder outside -- Thief inside -- Lost -- The crossing -- Journey begins -- Fireworks -- Good-bye, Boston birches -- Danish prey -- Three hundred Americans -- Caricature vs. character -- All the world's a stage -- Baltic circle -- Fig leaves -- Deja vu -- Eve's leaves -- Loneliness and splendor -- When in Rome -- French économie -- Ice hills -- Divorce -- Water -- Winter woes -- Contradictions -- Pretense and propriety -- Plato's beard -- Moving on -- Fencing pirates -- French choice -- French accomplice -- Obstinate -- American cinderellas -- Christening -- The snub -- New year's bang -- Exit strategy -- French cooling -- Recall and relocation -- Correspondence and contractions -- Supreme recall -- Summer solstice -- The removal -- The confinement -- Christening reprise -- Comets -- Baltic freeze -- Interference -- Tomorrow -- Heaven -- Enemy within -- Impressment -- Retreat -- Dry bones -- Journey resurrected -- Escape -- American phoenix -- Queen of hearts -- King of spades -- The star-spangled banner -- Antebellum -- Vive! -- Epilogue: the birches of Boston
Control code
ocn841413430
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (x, 502 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781595555427
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations.
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
243ECD52-493D-4FE3-95DA-7A1664F2D5DF
System control number
(OCoLC)841413430

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