Citizen Washington (Mass Market Paperback)
In bloody battles on the western frontier he lost more often than he won. In love, he was drawn to another man's wife. He wanted to be rich, but first he had to become free. And in the heart of a most extraordinary age, the citizen named Washington became a symbol for his people, his time -- and forever...
William Martin brings to life the flesh-and-blood man behind the frozen face on the dollar bill. A meticulously researched novel that intermingles extraordinary historical characters with brilliantly imagined fictional ones, CITIZEN WASHINGTON unfolds through the words of those who loved Washington, feared him, and tried to betray him. A story of war and peace, faith and doubt, public politics and personal secrets, CITIZEN WASHINGTON unravels the last riddles of Washington's life -- and captures the essence of the man who changed the meaning of freedom.