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Aspire to the Heavens

by Mary Higgins Clark

Audiobook

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"When I researched George Washington's life I was surprised to find the engaging man behind the pious legend." Mary Higgins Clark. The "engaging man" who grows up in the shadow of a difficult mother and loses his father at an early age comes to life in this biographical novel written by acclaimed suspense writer Mary Higgins Clark. Strongly influenced by the gentility and generosity of spirit of the older brother from whom he eventually inherits his beloved Mount Vernon, the young Washington matures into a devoted and able public servant in both the military and political arenas. Though marked by tragedies and disappointments, his domestic life offers him well-earned solace and satisfaction, especially after his marriage to the young widow, Martha "Patsy" Custis. The humanity and humor behind the "pious legend" emerge from this story of the man who managed to enjoy a rich and fulfilling life while always in pursuit of the motto of his mother's family "Aspire to the Heavens."


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Publisher: Phoenix Books, Inc.
Edition: Abridged

OverDrive Listen audiobook

  • ISBN: 9781607470007
  • File size: 90519 KB
  • Release date: September 15, 2009
  • Duration: 03:08:10

MP3 audiobook

  • ISBN: 9781607470007
  • File size: 90519 KB
  • Release date: September 15, 2009
  • Duration: 03:08:10
  • Number of parts: 3

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"When I researched George Washington's life I was surprised to find the engaging man behind the pious legend." Mary Higgins Clark. The "engaging man" who grows up in the shadow of a difficult mother and loses his father at an early age comes to life in this biographical novel written by acclaimed suspense writer Mary Higgins Clark. Strongly influenced by the gentility and generosity of spirit of the older brother from whom he eventually inherits his beloved Mount Vernon, the young Washington matures into a devoted and able public servant in both the military and political arenas. Though marked by tragedies and disappointments, his domestic life offers him well-earned solace and satisfaction, especially after his marriage to the young widow, Martha "Patsy" Custis. The humanity and humor behind the "pious legend" emerge from this story of the man who managed to enjoy a rich and fulfilling life while always in pursuit of the motto of his mother's family "Aspire to the Heavens."


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  • Details

    Publisher:
    Phoenix Books, Inc.
    Edition:
    Abridged

    OverDrive Listen audiobook
    ISBN: 9781607470007
    File size: 90519 KB
    Release date: September 15, 2009
    Duration: 03:08:10

    MP3 audiobook
    ISBN: 9781607470007
    File size: 90519 KB
    Release date: September 15, 2009
    Duration: 03:08:10
    Number of parts: 3

  • Creators
  • Formats
    OverDrive Listen audiobook
    MP3 audiobook
  • Languages
    English