Paul Revere and the World He Lived In by Esther Forbes 1942 Houghton Mifflin Company

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Delve into the revolutionary era with Esther Forbes' Pulitzer Prize-winning work, Paul Revere and the World He Lived In. Published in 1942, Forbes, known for her storytelling prowess and historical accuracy, brings to life the figure of Paul Revere, not just as the famed midnight rider but as a symbol of American resilience and spirit.

This book paints a vivid portrait of colonial America and one of its most legendary heroes, offering readers a rich exploration of the events and characters that shaped the nation's early history.  The book remains a valuable piece of American historical literature, perfect for history buffs and those interested in the Revolutionary War era.


  • Author: Esther Forbes
  • Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Company
  • Year: 1942
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Pages: 496
  • Dimensions: 9x6x1 inches
  • Condition: Minor wear on cover

Key Features:

  • Pulitzer Prize Winner: Awarded for its depth of research and engaging narrative.
  • In-depth Historical Exploration: a comprehensive look at Paul Revere's life and his impact on American history.
  • Engaging Storytelling: Forbes' elegant style makes history come alive.
  • Iconic Subject Matter: A detailed portrait of one of America's most enduring Revolutionary heroes.

Beyond The Final Page:

"Paul Revere and the World He Lived In" is more than a biography; it's a journey into the heart of America's founding story. Forbes' work invites readers to experience the past in a way that is both educational and deeply engaging.


This vintage book has been previously loved and shows signs of age, including minor wear on the cover. These aspects add to its historical charm and value. Please refer to the photos for more details, and feel free to contact us for additional information or pictures.

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