Thomas Paine: Crusader For Liberty: How One Man's Ideas Helped Form A New Nation by Albert MarrinThomas Paine: Crusader For Liberty: How One Man's Ideas Helped Form A New Nation by Albert Marrin

Thomas Paine: Crusader For Liberty: How One Man's Ideas Helped Form A New Nation

byAlbert Marrin

Paperback | July 12, 2016

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From National Book Award finalist Albert Marrin comes a compelling look at the life and impact of Thomas Paine and the profound power of ideas.

Uneducated as a boy, Thomas Paine grew up to become one of the most influential writers of the 18th century. He brought the world Common Sense, Rights of Man, and The Age of Reason; simply written, verbal battles against political, civil, and religious ignorance.

Dubbed 'The Father of the American Revolution', Paine began his written reign by fervently proposing the idea of American independence from Great Britain, where he lived before emigrating to the United States in his thirties. As one historical event led to another, Paine continued to divulge his ideas to the public, risking his reputation and even his life. Award-winning author Albert Marrin illustrates the hardships and significance of a man's beliefs and its affects on our nation in a way that all ages can comprehend.


From the Hardcover edition.
ALBERT MARRIN is the author of numerous highly regarded nonfiction books for young readers, including the National Book Award Finalist Flesh and Blood So Cheap: The Triangle Fire and Its Legacy, A Volcano Beneath the Snow: John Brown's War on Slavery, and Black Gold: The Story of Oil in Our Lives. His many honors include the Washington...
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Title:Thomas Paine: Crusader For Liberty: How One Man's Ideas Helped Form A New NationFormat:PaperbackDimensions:144 pages, 9.3 × 8.1 × 0.5 inPublished:July 12, 2016Publisher:Random House Children's BooksLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0375859691

ISBN - 13:9780375859694

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