By Edith Gelles
“Fascinating...Gelles has supplied a balanced portrait, and her mastery of the period’s concerns and heritage is clear on each web page. Her therapy of the family... [is] written with knowing and sensitivity... however it is her energy as a feminist historian that makes her remedy of Abigail the main gripping... masterful and captivating.”
— Washington Times
“A landmark... Well-organized and expertly composed, the publication is a powerful addition to the nation’s written history.”
— Oklahoma urban Oklahoman
Readers who loved Doris Kearns Goodwin’s No usual Time, Cokie Roberts’s Founding Mothers, and David McCullough’s John Adams will love “this eminently readable… fascinating and delicate, but candid and unflinching joint biography” (Daniel Walker Howe, Pulitzer Prize-winning writer of What Hath God Wrought: The Transformation of the United States, 1815-1848) of America’s unique “power couple”: Abigail and John Adams.
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Aragon left boxing with a record of 90 wins (62 knockouts), 20 losses, 6 draws and was never knocked out by a 10-count. He told the Los Angeles Times, “I quit too late. I fought one year longer than I should have. I always said I’d get out when I lost two in a row. ” 39 In their first bout, Compton native Cisco Andrade dropped a 10-round split decision to the smaller but gutsy Lauro Salas of Mexico at the Olympic Auditorium on February 17, 1955. Local contender Andrade then took the next two bouts over former world lightweight champion Salas.
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Abigail and John LP: Portrait of a Marriage by Edith Gelles