John Quincy Adams: A Public Life, a Private Life

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Adams was raised, educated, and groomed to be President. At fourteen he was secretary to the Minister to Russia and, later, was himself Minister to the Netherlands and Prussia. He was U.S. Senator, Secretary of State, and then President for one ill-fated term. His private life showed a parallel descent. He was a poet, writer, critic, and Professor of Oratory at Harvard. He married a talented and engaging Southerner, but two of his three sons were disappointments. This polymath and troubled man, caught up in both a ...

John Quincy Adams: A Public Life, a Private Life 2012, Blackstone Audiobooks

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John Quincy Adams: A Public Life, a Private Life 2010, Blackstone Audiobooks

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John Quincy Adams: A Public Life, a Private Life 2010, Blackstone Audiobooks

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John Quincy Adams: A Public Life, a Private Life 1999, Harvard University Press, Cambridge

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John Quincy Adams: A Public Life, a Private Life 1997, Alfred A. Knopf, New York, NY

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