by Andro Linklater
James Wilkinson rose to the rank of brigadier general during the Revolutionary War, and after a break from military service was commissioned a major general in the War of 1812.
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April 28, 2010 In An Artist In Treason, author Andro Linklater recounts the double life of Revolutionary War hero James Wilkinson and how he won the trust of America's first presidents — while selling their secrets to Spain.
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July 7, 2007 Americans imagine themselves creatures of the frontier, with a character formed by the country's wide, open, untamed spaces. But in The Fabric of America, British writer Andro Linklater takes a different view.
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