Oliver Wiswell In Oliver Wiswell Kenneth Roberts portrays the view of the Loyalists those colonists who supported the British monarchy in the American Revolution Though branded by U S history as cowardly traitors
In Oliver Wiswell, Kenneth Roberts portrays the view of the Loyalists those colonists who supported the British monarchy in the American Revolution Though branded by U.S history as cowardly traitors, many of them were people of strong convictions and fierce bravery.
Oliver Wiswell By Kenneth Roberts, Oliver Wiswell Kenneth Lewis May , Oliver Wiswell is, in my view, Kenneth Roberts greatest and most courageous work The story of the majority of the citizens of the American Colonies who did not favor the use of force and demagogery to wrest needed governmental reforms from the British Crown stands as a rare literary corrective to much of the patriotic mythology that surrounds the teaching of American History at the Oliver Wiswell by Kenneth Roberts Another excellent bookOliver Wiswell by Kenneth Roberts It is a unique Revolutionary War novel in that it presents very convincingly the injustices endured by Americans broadly described as loyalists or Tories These people were both educated, successful professional people and simple country people. Oliver Wiswell by Kenneth Lewis Roberts, Paperback Spanning the years from to , Oliver Wiswell traces the adventures of a Yale student who is deeply loyal to the established government of the colonies This wonderfully far ranging novel is packed with battles, sudden flights, escapes, intrigue, massacres, romance and exile as it follows Wiswell, a spy for Sir William Howe Commander in Chief of the British Armies on Long Island, as well as in Paris OLIVER WISWELL by Kenneth Roberts Kirkus Reviews Oliver Wiswell was a Yale undergraduate, who came home on the eve of his father s victimization and who tells his story The scene is Massachusetts Boston provides shelter briefly then the high seas and Halifax, if shelter it could be called under British ineptness and red tape and inelasticity and stupidity. Oliver Wiswell book by Kenneth Roberts ThriftBooks Sep , Oliver Wiswell is an excellent historical novel that, along with Rabble in Arms, Arundel, and The Battle of the Cowpens all by Roberts provides a comprehensive view Oliver Wiswell, First Edition AbeBooks Oliver Wiswell is a spy for the British Book consists of six sections Boston I, NewYork II, Paris III, The Wilderness Trail IV, Ninety six V, Land of Liberty VI pp Decorated ep s show coloured maps Thomas Buell s Map of Loyal Long Island and Buell s Map of Virginia and the Carolinas, front and rear respectively. Oliver Wiswell Kenneth Roberts The Unofficial Site Jan , The reviewer says of Oliver Wiswell A superb love story an extraordinary piece of characterization and a unique background, handled with Roberts masterful technique The question is raised, however, if America was ready for such a book one of the American Revolution told from the perspective of a Loyalist. Oliver Wiswell by Kenneth Roberts Signed First Edition I, color frontispiece portrait of Oliver Wiswell from the painting by Grant Wood, Buell s map of Virginia and the Carolinas showing Boone s wilderness road to Kentucky in Vol II, No of , copies Signed by Roberts, this was Doubleday, Doran publishing executive Malcolm Johnson s copy with a letter of provenance from his daughter in law, Johnson is one of several people acknowledged by Roberts Oliver Wiswell, st Ed Kenneth Roberts, Doubleday Doran Oliver Wiswell Book Condition Very Good No Jacket First Edition Blue Buckram cloth over boards with gold lettering Decorated inside covers Kenneth Roberts.
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