Washington s Spies

In 1778, George Washington unleashed an unlikely ring of spies in New York to discover British battle plans.

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  • Author : Alexander Rose
  • Publisher : Bantam
  • Pages : 369 pages
  • ISBN : 055339259X
  • Rating : 4/5 from 9 reviews
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Washington's Spies

Washington's Spies
  • Author : Alexander Rose
  • Publisher : Bantam
  • Release : 18 December 2007
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NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • Turn: Washington’s Spies, now an original series on AMC Based on remarkable new research, acclaimed historian Alexander Rose brings to life the true story of the spy ring that helped America win the Revolutionary War. For the first time, Rose takes us beyond the battlefront and deep into the shadowy underworld of double agents and triple crosses, covert operations and code breaking, and unmasks the courageous, flawed men who inhabited this wilderness of mirrors—including

George Washington's Secret Six

George Washington's Secret Six
  • Author : Brian Kilmeade,Don Yaeger
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release : 05 November 2013
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*Now with a new afterword containing never-before-seen research on the identity of the spy ring’s most secret member, Agent 355 “This is my kind of history book. Get ready. Here’s the action.” —BRAD MELTZER, bestselling author of The Fifth Assassin and host of Decoded When George Washington beat a hasty retreat from New York City in August 1776, many thought the American Revolution might soon be over. Instead, Washington rallied—thanks in large part to a little-known, top-secret group called

George Washington's Spy

George Washington's Spy
  • Author : Elvira Woodruff
  • Publisher : Scholastic Inc.
  • Release : 01 May 2012
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This historic time-travel fantasy is a riveting sequel to a bestselling classic. Ten-year-old Matt Carlton and six friends are accidentally swept back in time--to Boston in 1776! The British now occupy the city, and redcoat guards are everywhere! While the boys are being held captive by a den of Patriot spies, the girls have been taken in by a wealthy Tory family. The pox is rampant; danger lies around every corner--and there's no hope for returning home to their own time.

Summary and Analysis of Washington's Spies: The Story of America's First Spy Ring

Summary and Analysis of Washington's Spies: The Story of America's First Spy Ring
  • Author : Worth Books
  • Publisher : Open Road Media
  • Release : 02 May 2017
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So much to read, so little time? This brief overview of Washington’s Spies tells you what you need to know—before or after you read Alexander Rose’s book. Crafted and edited with care, Worth Books set the standard for quality and give you the tools you need to be a well-informed reader. This short summary and analysis of Washington’s Spies includes: Historical context Chapter-by-chapter overviews Profiles of the main characters Detailed timeline of key events Important quotes

George Washington’s Long Island Spy Ring

George Washington’s Long Island Spy Ring
  • Author : Bill Bleyer
  • Publisher : Arcadia Publishing
  • Release : 10 May 2021
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In 1778, two years after the British forced the Continental Army out of New York City, George Washington and his subordinates organized a secret spy network to gather intelligence in Manhattan and Long Island. Known today as the "Culper Spy Ring," Patriots like Abraham Woodhull and Robert Townsend risked their lives to report on British military operations in the region. Vital reports clandestinely traveled from New York City across the East River to Setauket and were rowed on whaleboats across the

355

355
  • Author : Kit Sergeant
  • Publisher : Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
  • Release : 11 December 2017
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In August of 1779, General Washington's chief spy wrote the following words to his commander: "I intend to visit 727 (New York) before long and think by the assistance of a 355 of my acquaintance, shall be able to outwit them all." Historians have puzzled for centuries as to the identify of this 355, or "lady," in the code of the Culper Ring. 355: A Novel presents three possibilities: Meg Moncrieffe, a British sympathizer who turns to spying after being spurned by Aaron Burr; Elizabeth

American Rifle

American Rifle
  • Author : Alexander Rose
  • Publisher : Delacorte Press
  • Release : 21 October 2008
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George Washington insisted that his portrait be painted with one. Daniel Boone created a legend with one. Abraham Lincoln shot them on the White House lawn. And Teddy Roosevelt had his specially customized. Now, in this first-of-its-kind book, historian Alexander Rose delivers a colorful, engrossing biography of an American icon: the rifle. Drawing on the words of soldiers, inventors, and presidents, based on extensive new research, and encompassing the Revolution to the present day, American Rifle is a balanced, wonderfully

Sally Townsend, George WashingtonÕs Teenage Spy

Sally Townsend, George WashingtonÕs Teenage Spy
  • Author : Paul R. Misencik
  • Publisher : McFarland
  • Release : 05 November 2015
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Sally Townsend of Oyster Bay was a petite, vivacious, intelligent and remarkably beautiful young lady with beguiling eyes. A 1779 Valentine poem from an admiring British officer reads: "Thou know'st what powerful magick lies Within the round of Sarah's eyes." She was the sister of Robert Townsend, a principal member of the "Culper Ring," General Washington's most effective spy network. During the British occupation (1776-1783), Loyalist and Hessian troops were quartered in and around Oyster Bay, two Redcoat officers in the

Spy Sites of Washington, DC

Spy Sites of Washington, DC
  • Author : H. Keith Melton,Robert Wallace
  • Publisher : Georgetown University Press
  • Release : 01 April 2017
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Washington, DC, stands at the epicenter of world espionage. Mapping this history from the halls of government to tranquil suburban neighborhoods reveals scoresof dead drops, covert meeting places, and secret facilities—a constellation ofclandestine sites unknown to even the most avid history buffs. Until now. Spy Sites of Washington, DC traces more than two centuries of secret history from the Mount Vernon study of spymaster George Washington to the Cleveland Park apartment of the “Queen of Cuba.” In 220 main entries

Founding Father

Founding Father
  • Author : Richard Brookhiser
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release : 22 February 1997
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A revisionist biography of George Washington chronicles his quarter-century career in public life, from his heroic deeds as a leader through the legacy that has been passed down to his political descendants

Spy Runner

Spy Runner
  • Author : Eugene Yelchin
  • Publisher : Henry Holt and Company (BYR)
  • Release : 12 February 2019
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In Spy Runner, a noir mystery middle grade novel from Newbery Honor author Eugene Yelchin, a boy stumbles upon a secret that jeopardizes American national security.

American Spy

American Spy
  • Author : Lauren Wilkinson
  • Publisher : Random House
  • Release : 12 February 2019
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“American Spy updates the espionage thriller with blazing originality.”—Entertainment Weekly “There has never been anything like it.”—Marlon James, GQ “So much fun . . . Like the best of John le Carré, it’s extremely tough to put down.”—NPR NAMED ONE OF THE TEN BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY CHICAGO TRIBUNE AND ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY The New York Times Book Review • Time • NPR • Entertainment Weekly • Esquire • BuzzFeed • Vulture • Real Simple • Good Housekeeping • The