Rising Thunder: The Story of Jack Jouett of Virginia (INSCRIBED by the author). Hildegarde Hawthorne.

Rising Thunder: The Story of Jack Jouett of Virginia (INSCRIBED by the author)

New York: Longmans, Green and Co, 1937. First Edition. Hardcover. Hearfelt, full-page inscription by the author. 8vo. 272 pp. Illustrated by Loren Barton. Near fine in publisher's illustrated dustjacket (wear to spine ends; light fading to spine). Item #18575

A fictionalized biography of Jack Jouett's remarkable ride to save Thomas Jefferson, Patrick Henry, and Richard Henry Lee from Tarleton's raid. A great deal of research went into fixing the background so that the story, while remaining a story, should be of value in depicting a portion of the great struggle that gave America its freedom. - dustjacket flap.

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