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John Adams’s A Defence of the Constitutions of Government of the United States of America

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Acclaimed novelist and satirist Neal Pollack analyzes and dissects selected early writings by Founding Father John Adams.

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Description

Akashic Books announces a provocative series of books with early writings from United States presidents, starting with George Washington and moving chronologically forward in time. Each book will present an introduction by a talented and highly acclaimed contemporary writer. This series will be unlike any other presidential commentaries in print, and will be characterized by a critical viewpoint that will provide a counterbalance to the overly reverent and conservative analyses that invariably accompany presidential writings.

Acclaimed novelist and satirist Neal Pollack analyzes and dissects selected early writings by Founding Father John Adams.


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Book Details

  • Paperback: 65 pages
  • Published: 9/1/04
  • IBSN: 9781888451610
  • e-IBSN: 9781617752155

Authors

JOHN ADAMS was the second President of the United States and author of A Defence of the Constitutions of Government of the United States of America.

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NEAL POLLACK worked as a reporter for the Chicago Reader from 1993–2000, where he wrote the “Petty Crime” column, among many other assignments. He’s the author of three books of satire, including the cult classic The Neal Pollack Anthology of American Literature and the rock ‘n’ roll novel Never Mind the Pollacks. He provided annotations and an introduction for Akashic’s publication of John Adams’s A Defence of the Constitutions of Government of the United States of America and was the editor of Chicago Noir. His short fiction has appeared in several anthologies and magazines, and he’s a regular contributor to Vanity Fair and Nerve.

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