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The British Are Coming

The War for America, Lexington to Princeton, 1775-1777

by Rick Atkinson

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The British Are Coming
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The War for America, Lexington to Princeton, 1775-1777
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Rick Atkinson

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The Pulitzer Prize-winning author of the Liberation Trilogy presents the first volume in a new series on the American Revolution that draws on perspectives from both sides to chronicle the first 21 months of America's violent war for independence.

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Gerry Marrocco, a historical interpreter and guide, gives a tour known as the Liberty Ride at the Battle Green in Lexington, Mass. on May 8, 2019. Tony Luong for NPR hide caption

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In 'The British Are Coming,' Rick Atkinson Turns His Gaze To The American Revolution

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