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Randall, Willard Sterne

Overview
Works: 49 works in 127 publications in 1 language and 10,104 library holdings
Genres: Biography  History  Juvenile works  Military history 
Roles: Author
Classifications: E332, B
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Most widely held works about Willard Sterne Randall
 
Most widely held works by Willard Sterne Randall
Thomas Jefferson : a life by Willard Sterne Randall( Book )

13 editions published between 1993 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,099 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recounts the public and private life of Thomas Jefferson as well as the age in which he lived
Benedict Arnold : patriot and traitor by Willard Sterne Randall( Book )

16 editions published between 1990 and 2013 in English and held by 1,651 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the career of Benedict Arnold as patriot and soldier and his treasonous decision and betrayal during the Revolutionary War
A little revenge : Benjamin Franklin and his son by Willard Sterne Randall( Book )

12 editions published between 1984 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,316 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Few know that Benjamin Franklin had a bastard son named William, a brilliant young man who first served Benjamin as military adviser, legal counsel, and pamphleteer, eventually rising to Royal Governor of New Jersey, only to became his father's implacable enemy
George Washington : a life by Willard Sterne Randall( Book )

7 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in English and held by 1,265 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A backwoods fighter before and during the French and Indian War, he employed a largely ragtag army of volunteers and the tactics of guerrilla warfare to defeat the world's most feared military power. His maneuvers to escape direct confrontation would be studied years later and serve as a model for Ho Chi Minh's field commanders in Vietnam. And, most important, as this fresh and authoritative narrative reveals, he exhibited the temperament for leadership in war and in peace, while suffering scoundrels, hardships, and a rogue press bent on his destruction
Alexander Hamilton : a life by Willard Sterne Randall( Book )

9 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in English and held by 1,160 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An account of one of the most ingenious and complex founders of the United States traces his life, from his birth on the Caribbean Island of Nevis to his untimely demise in Weehawken, New Jersey in 1804
Ethan Allen : his life and times by Willard Sterne Randall( Book )

7 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While Ethan Allen, a canonical hero of the American Revolution, has always been defined by his daring 1775 predawn attack on British-controlled Fort Ticonderoga, biographer Willard Sterne Randall challenges our conventional understanding of this largely unexamined Founding Father, documenting that much of what we "know" of Allen is mere folklore. Widening the scope of his inquiry beyond the Revolutionary War, Randall traces Allen back to his modest origins in Connecticut, where he was born in 1738. Largely self-educated, Allen demonstrated his rebellious nature early on through his attraction to Deism, his dramatic defense of smallpox vaccinations, and his early support of separation of church and state. Chronicling Allen's progress to commander of the largest American paramilitary force on the eve of the Revolution, Randall unlocks a trove of new source material, particularly evident in his portrait of Allen as a British prisoner-of-war, and reveals not only a public-spirited leader but a self-interested individual, often no less rapacious than his archenemies, the New York land barons.--From publisher description
Forgotten Americans : footnote figures who changed American history by Willard Sterne Randall( Book )

7 editions published between 1998 and 2006 in English and held by 489 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Anne Marbury Hutchinson -- Teedyuscung (Brother Gideon) -- Tom Quick -- William Franklin -- Tadeusz Kosciuszko -- Margaret Shippen Arnold -- Thomas Jefferson -- Tecumseh -- Charles Grandison Finney -- James Forten -- Annie Turner Wittenmyer -- Charlotte Forten -- Sitting Bull -- Myra Colby Bradwell -- Louis Sockalexis
Building 6 : the tragedy at Bridesburg by Willard Sterne Randall( Book )

4 editions published in 1977 in English and held by 338 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

American lives by Willard Sterne Randall( Book )

in English and held by 94 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Founding city : the Philadelphia inquirer's Bicentennial journals( Book )

1 edition published in 1976 in English and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Proprietary House in Amboy : official residence of William Franklin, New Jersey's last royal governor by Willard Sterne Randall( Book )

2 editions published between 1975 and 1989 in English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thomas Chittenden's town : a story of Williston, Vermont by Willard Sterne Randall( Book )

2 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thomas Jefferson : a life by Willard Sterne Randall( Recording )

2 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Jefferson revealed here fights to maintain a balance between two warring personalities: the carefully controlled Age of Reason philosopher and the spontaneous romantic
George Washington by Willard Sterne Randall( Recording )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

1814 : america forged by fire by Willard Sterne Randall( Book )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The intimate life of Alexander Hamilton, based chiefly upon original family letters and other documents, many of which have never been published by Allan McLane Hamilton( Book )

2 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

George Patton leads the charge by Willard Sterne Randall( )

2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Biography of General George Patton
Robert E. Lee : the last cavalier by Willard Sterne Randall( )

2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Profiles the life and military career of Robert E. Lee, great hero of the South during the Civil War
Andrew Carnegie : from rags to richest by Willard Sterne Randall( )

2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Like tens of thousands of his countrymen in the twentieth century, Andrew Carnegie fled the grinding poverty of Scotland for the entrepreneurial promise of America. Before the age of thirty, he was already an extraordinary success. In time, he became the wealthiest man in the world. Here, in this short-form book, is the inspiring story of the king of steel, with lessons for every leader
Abraham Lincoln : with malice toward none by Willard Sterne Randall( )

2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A short-form book biography on Abraham Lincoln, the 16th president of the United States
 
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George Washington : a life
Alternative Names
Randall, Willard S.

Randall, Willard S. (Willard Sterne)

Sterne Randall, Willard 1942-

Willard Sterne Randall American historian

Willard Sterne Randall Amerikaans historicus

Languages
English (95)

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George Washington : a lifeAlexander Hamilton : a lifeEthan Allen : his life and timesForgotten Americans : footnote figures who changed American historyAmerican lives