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Oliver Wiswell

Roberts, Kenneth Lewis

Oliver Wiswell

by Roberts, Kenneth Lewis

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Published by Doubleday & Company, Inc. in Garden City, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Fiction

  • Edition Notes

    Statement[by] Kenneth Roberts
    The Physical Object
    Pagination836 p.
    Number of Pages836
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14414643M

      My dad has told me for years I have to read this book, along with another of Roberts’ novels, Oliver , Wiswell isn’t on Kindle, but Rabble in Arms is. So the choice of which to buy seemed obvious, although as it turned out, it might have been better to go with a . In Oliver Wiswell, Kenneth Roberts portrays the view of the Loyalists (those colonists who supported the British monarchy) in the American Revolution. Though branded by U.S. history as cowardly traitors, many of them were people of strong convictions and fierce bravery.

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Oliver Wiswell by Roberts, Kenneth Lewis Download PDF EPUB FB2

Oliver Wiswell is the story of the American Revolution from a Loyalist point of view. This book made me understand, at 13, just how much winners write the history books. If nothing else, Oliver Wiswell puts to rest the fiction that Loyalists were all horrible people betraying their /5(62).

A man named Buell (probably fictitious), whose life Wiswell saves, is like a brother to him throughout the book.

Buell is a master of ingenuity Oliver Wiswell book full of great humor. There is also a beautiful love story woven throughout. Oliver Wiswell is a wonderful, informative, exciting, serious, humorous, and poignant read/5(73). A man named Buell (probably fictitious), whose life Wiswell saves, is like a brother to him throughout the book.

Buell is a master of ingenuity and full of great humor. There is also a beautiful love story woven throughout. Oliver Wiswell is a wonderful, /5(73). Oliver Wiswell is an excellent historical novel that, along with Rabble in Arms, Arundel, and The Battle of the Cowpens (all by Roberts) provides a comprehensive view 5/5(5).

Oliver Wiswell was a Yale undergraduate, who came home on the eve of his father's victimization — and who tells his story.

The scene is Massachusetts; Boston provides shelter briefly; then the high seas and Halifax, if shelter it could be called under British ineptness and red tape and inelasticity and stupidity.

Oliver Wiswell is a spy for the British. Book consists of six sections: Boston I, NewYork II, Paris III, The Wilderness Trail IV, Ninety-six V, Land of Liberty VI.

Decorated ep's show coloured maps: Thomas Buell's Map of Loyal Long Island and Oliver Wiswell book Map of Virginia and the Carolinas, front and rear respectively. Oliver Wiswell Author Kenneth Roberts Illustrator Ernest Clegg Format/binding Hardcover Book condition Used - Fair Quantity available 1 Edition 1st Binding Hardcover Publisher Doubleday Doran Place of Publication New York Date published Keywords oliver wiswell Bookseller catalogs PWK Novels;Book Edition: 1st.

In Oliver Wiswell, Kenneth Roberts portrays the view of the Loyalists (those colonists who supported the British monarchy) in the American Revolution. Though branded by U.S. history as cowardly More. Get this from a library.

Oliver Wiswell. [Kenneth Lewis Roberts] -- "The background for this novel of the American Revolution is Boston, New York, Paris, Kentucky, and South Carolina. The story is told by Oliver Wiswell, New Englander, who is loyal to the mother.

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MY FATHER, Seaton Wiswell of Milton and Boston, was an attorney. Daniel Dulaney, greatest of American lawyers, once wrote that he was as richly endowed with foresight as were the majority of his generation with hindsight. When this book was first published inone critic claimed that "adjectives pale before the superb drive and force of Oliver Wiswell."In the novel Kenneth Roberts portrays a very different side to the story of the American Revolution, that of the loyalists 4/5(15).

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Though branded by U.S. history as cowardly traitors, many of them were people of strong convictions and fierce bravery/5(3). The reviewer of Oliver Wiswell gave the book four stars – the highest rating given to a book by the reviewer from Kirkus since three starts was given to Grapes of Wrath ().

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Though branded by U.S. history as cowardly traitors, many of them were people of strong convictions and fierce bravery-This book may well be the best historical novel of the Revolutionary War. Oliver Wiswell by Kenneth Roberts. Publication date Topics-Collection millionbooks; universallibrary Language English.

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"The background for this novel of the American Revolution is Boston, New York, Paris, Kentucky, and South Carolina. The story is told by Oliver Wiswell, New Englander, who is loyal to the mother country.

'The present novel, which is history for all its fictional form, will startle every man, woman and child who has been taught to believe that the American Revolution was fought and won by bands /5(9). Addeddate Identifier Identifier-ark ark://t25b5h50p Ocr ABBYY FineReader Ppi Scanner Internet Archive .Oliver Wiswell is unique to Roberts and perhaps to American literature.

I had never considered "the other side" of the revolution. We were taught about the great patriots, but loyalists and the likes of Benedict Arnold were always traitors. This book reveals the fallacy of that teaching. It also shows the great tragedy that was the American /5(32).