5 Books about Abigail Adams: the Wife and Mother of a President


4th of july, abigail adams, book lists, diane jacobs, edith b. gelles, john adams, joseph j. ellis, lynne withey, summer reading, woody holton / Monday, July 3rd, 2017

When I was doing research for my book list about the Founding Mothers, I was surprised to learn that the list could have easily been “The Abigail Adams Show.” In order to give the other ladies, some screen time, I moved all of the Abigail Adams books to her own post. As the first woman in American history, who could say she was the wife and mother of an American president, I think it’s the least she deserves. 

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