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Washington and Caesar

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Washington, George, -- 1732-1799 -- Fiction., African American loyalists -- Fiction., African American soldiers -- Fiction., Fugitive slaves -- Fiction., United States -- History -- 1775-1783 -- Fiction., United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- African Americans -- Fic
StatementChristine Cameron.
GenreFiction.
The Physical Object
Pagination565 p. :
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Open LibraryOL22818178M
ISBN 10000711270X

Washington and Caesar book. Read 14 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Inspired by a little-known historical fact—that American slav /5. Wash.

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and Caesar is a great book with loads of amazing facts and great characters and plots. Put Christian at the top of your list for great books that you will keep and read more than once.

Some of the best philosophy on the way men deal with war in a mental way/5(35). The book could have been so much better had the author cut down on the description and left out all of the continental army scenes and all of the Washington scenes where Washington wasn't interacting with Caesar (which are only at the beginning (and end, from what I hear, I haven't reached the end yet))/5.

Washington and Caesar: A Novel by Christian Cameron. Inspired by a little-known historical fact—that American slaves fought alongside the British in the Revolutionary War—this epic novel tells of a Mount Vernon slave who joins a Loyalist black regiment charged with defeating his former master on the battlefield.

The year is George Washington’s slave Caesar escapes to fight for the British against his former master – in this action-packed historical adventure set against the spectacular background of the American Revolution. In a new slave arrives at George Washington’s Virginia estate and is given the name Caesar.

This historical novel dramatizes the American Revolution from the dual viewpoints of George Washington and Caesar, Washington's "dogs boy" slave who escapes Mount Vernon to become a sol.

George Washington’s slave Caesar escapes to fight for the British against his former master – in this action-packed historical adventure set against the spectacular background of the American Revolution.

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In a new slave arrives at George Washington’s Virginia estate and is given the name Caesar/5(4). Washington and Caesar is one of the finest pieces of historical fiction that I have ever read. Cameron's knowledge of the period is outstanding (I am speaking as a history teacher and Revolutionary War reencator of over eight years experience).

W+C is filled with wonderfully developed characters and dramatic action sequences.5/5(5). George Washington’s slave Caesar escapes to fight for the British against his former master – in this action-packed historical adventure set against the spectacular background of the American Revolution.

In a new slave arrives at George Washington’s Virginia estate and is given the name Caesar.5/5. Hercules "Uncle Harkless" Posey ( – ) was an African American slave owned by the Washington family, serving as the family's head chef for many years, first at the family's plantation at Mount Vernon in Virginia and later, after George Washington was elected president of the newly formed United States of America, in the country's then-capital city of Philadelphia in Known for: Fugitive slave.

Get this from a library. Washington and Caesar. [Christian Cameron] -- George Washington's slave Caesar escapes to fight for the British against his former master - in this action-packed historical adventure set against the spectacular background of the American.

‘The Age of Caesar’: A fresh look at the key players in a time of historic unrest. By Michael Dirda are highly regarded classicists, and the book’s introducer, Mary Beard, is an even.

Get this from a library. Washington and Caesar. [Christian Cameron] -- A slave at Mount Vernon, the Virginia estate of George Washington, Caesar joins a loyalist regiment made up of former slaves to take part in the battle against his former master, the commander of the. Julius Caesar was captured in his youth by slavers, sold as a slave in the West Indies and then purchased by Washington's agent and brought to Mt.

Vernon as one of Washington's slaves. Longing to be free, Caesar runs away and accepts the offer of the British to gain his freedom by joining the British army and fighting against the colonists. This frustration led to Foster’s first book, George Washington’s World ().

In her unique approach, Foster weaves a story of the world around her central character; rather than focusing exclusively on geo-political events, as most textbooks do; she includes stories of scientific discovery and invention, music, literature, art, and religion.

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KIRKUS REVIEW. An epic populated by the likes of George Washington and Alexander Hamilton, various colonial bad and good guys, sympathetic Brits, and an African slave who leads his followers to freedom.

A new slave arrives at George Washington's Virginia estate and is given the name Caesar. But the war for independence will soon bring a turn of events neither master nor slave could have predicted.

Within months they will be fighting on opposite sides: Washington as commander of the Continental Army, Caesar as a soldier in the legendary. (The Russians messed up the pronunciation as thoroughly as the English, with their “Czar.”) Thousands of menus are littered with “Ceasar salads” throughout America which should be “Caesar salads”—named after a restaurateur, not the Roman ruler (but they both spelled their names the same way).

Back to list of errors. BUY THE BOOK. Synopsis George Washington's slave Caesar escapes to fight for the British against his former master -- in this action-packed historical adventure set against the spectacular background of the American Revolution.

In a new slave arrives at George Washington's Virginia estate and is given /5(28). As a young man, Washington read books by and about military leaders such as Julius Caesar and Alexander the Great. His collection of prints included a engraving of Alexander (center) in the thick of battle at Granicus River.

(Detail) Courtesy of Mount Vernon. (The book at hand has pages of notes.) And she converts her findings into smooth-flowing prose that brings her story to life.

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Horseshoe Baltimore offers restaurants with real star power and a quick escape from a traditional day less than an hour from Washington, DC. For George Washington it was the battle of the Delaware river when crossed the river to take over a camp of Hessian’s (highly trained killers, or mercenaries).

For Julius Caesar it was the battle for Gaul, he went to the city and battled for one day, and the they came out to surrender. For those not familiar with the background story, the entire book revolves around the lead-up to the assassination of Julius Caesar and the ensuing struggle for his.

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George Washington's slave Caesar escapes to fight for the British against his former master -- in this action-packed historical adventure set against the spectacular background of the American Revolution.

In a new slave arrives at George Washington's Virginia estate and is given the name Caesar. His new book is Washington’s End: The Final Years and Forgotten Struggle (Scribner).

Adams distrusted Hamilton and privately feared he more resembled a Caesar than a Cincinnatus. But. George Washington's slave Caesar escapes to fight for the British against his former master - in this action-packed historical adventure set against the spectacular background of the American a new slave arrives at George Washington's Virginia estate and is given the name Caesar.

But the looming war for independence will soon bring a turn of events neither master nor slave. A new slave arrives at George Washington's Virginia estate and is given the name Caesar.

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Buck Antiquarian & Collectible Books,Seller Rating: % positive. The figure of Julius Caesar has loomed large in the United States since its very beginning, admired and evoked as a gateway to knowledge of politics, war, and even national life.

In this lively and perceptive book, the first to examine Caesar's place in modern American culture, Maria Wyke investigates how his use has intensified in periods of political crisis, when the occurrence of.