Washington's Spies
Score: 4
From 59 Ratings

Washington's Spies


  • Author: Alexander Rose
  • Release Date : 2006-04-25
  • Genre: History
  • File Size: 18029425 Bytes


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 the spymaster at the heart of it all. In the summer of 1778, with the war poised to turn in his favor, General George Washington desperately needed to know where the British would strike next. To that end, he unleashed his secret wea...

George Washington's Secret Six
Score: 4
From 801 Ratings

George Washington's Secret Six


  • Author: Brian Kilmeade & Don Yaeger
  • Release Date : 2013-11-05
  • Genre: United States
  • File Size: 6866497 Bytes


“As a Long Islander endlessly fascinated by events that happened in a place I call home, I hope with this book to give the secret six the credit they didn’t get in life. The Culper spies represent all the patriotic Americans who give so much for their country but, because of the nature of their work, will not or cannot take a bow or even talk about their missions.” —Brian Kilmeade When General 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 the Culper Spy Ring. Washington realized that he couldn’t beat the British with military might, so he recruited a sophisticate...

Washington s Spies
Score: 4
From 9 Ratings

Washington s Spies


  • Author : Alexander Rose
  • Publisher : Bantam
  • Release Date : 2014
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780553392593


Washington s Spies Book Description :

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

Washington s Spies
Score: 4
From 10 Ratings

Washington s Spies


  • Author : Alexander Rose
  • Publisher : Bantam
  • Release Date : 2007-12-18
  • Genre: History
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0307418707


Washington s Spies Book Description :

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 the spymaster at the heart of it all. In the summer of 1778, with the war poised to turn in his favor, General George Washington desperately needed to know where the British would strike next. To that end, he unleashed his secret weapon: an unlikely ...

George Washington s Secret Six
Score: 4
From 24 Ratings

George Washington s Secret Six


  • Author : Brian Kilmeade
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 2013-11-05
  • Genre: History
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780698137653


George Washington s Secret Six Book Description :

*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 the Culper Spy Ring. He realized that he couldn’t defeat the British with military might, so he recruited a sophisticated and deeply secretive intelligence network to infiltrate New York. Drawing on extensive research, Brian Kilmeade and Don Yaeger ...

George Washington s Spies  Totally True Adventures

George Washington s Spies Totally True Adventures


  • Author : Claudia Friddell
  • Publisher : Random House Books for Young Readers
  • Release Date : 2016-12-27
  • Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780399550799


George Washington s Spies Totally True Adventures Book Description :

Think you know everything about Washington? Think again. During the Revolutionary War, General George Washington (AKA “Agent 711”) was the leader of a ring of spies! The group—called the Culper Ring—used secret names, codes, invisible ink, and more to spy on the British and pass along information. Nobody knew about it at the time (and few do so today), but those sneaky heroes risked their lives to help win the American Revolution! Illustrated throughout in black and white, with an appendix that includes photographs, bonus content, and links to primary source materials, this Totally True Adventures series book is ideal for supporting the Common Core State Standards and today's renewed interest in nonfiction. It’s a thrilling read—made even...

George Washington s Secret Spy War
Score: 4
From 2 Ratings

George Washington s Secret Spy War


  • Author : John A. Nagy
  • Publisher : St. Martin's Press
  • Release Date : 2016-09-20
  • Genre: History
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781250096821


George Washington s Secret Spy War Book Description :

George Washington was America’s first spymaster, and his skill as a spymaster won the war for independence. George Washington’s Secret Spy War is the untold story of how George Washington took a disorderly, ill-equipped rabble and defeated the best trained and best equipped army of its day in the Revolutionary War. Author John A. Nagy has become the nation’s leading expert on the subject, discovering hundreds of spies who went behind enemy lines to gather intelligence during the American Revolution, many of whom are completely unknown to most historians. Using George Washington’s diary as the primary source, Nagy tells the story of Washington’s experiences during the French and Indian War and his first steps in the field of espionage. Despi...

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 Date : 2017-05-02
  • Genre: History
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781504046367


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

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 Fascinating trivia Glossary of terms Supporting material to enhance your understanding of the original work About Washington’s Spies: The Story of America’s First Spy Ring by Alexander Rose: Alexander Rose’s New York Times–bestselling book Washington’s Spies of...

George Washington s Spy
Score: 4.5
From 3 Ratings

George Washington s Spy


  • Author : Elvira Woodruff
  • Publisher : Scholastic Inc.
  • Release Date : 2012-05-01
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780545415163


George Washington s Spy Book Description :

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. How will these seven children survive? Readers will relish the nonstop action and humorous dialogue in this riveting sequel to Woodruff's bestselling novel, GEORGE WASHINGTON'S SOCKS....

Founding Father
Score: 4
From 3 Ratings

Founding Father


  • Author : Richard Brookhiser
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 1997-02-22
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780684831428


Founding Father Book Description :

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...

The First Conspiracy
Score: 3.5
From 9 Ratings

The First Conspiracy


  • Author : Brad Meltzer
  • Publisher : Flatiron Books
  • Release Date : 2019-01-08
  • Genre: History
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781250130341


The First Conspiracy Book Description :

Taking place during the most critical period of our nation’s birth, The First Conspiracy tells a remarkable and previously untold piece of American history that not only reveals George Washington’s character, but also illuminates the origins of America’s counterintelligence movement that led to the modern day CIA. In 1776, an elite group of soldiers were handpicked to serve as George Washington’s bodyguards. Washington trusted them; relied on them. But unbeknownst to Washington, some of them were part of a treasonous plan. In the months leading up to the Revolutionary War, these traitorous soldiers, along with the Governor of New York, William Tryon, and Mayor David Mathews, launched a deadly plot against the most important member of the mili...