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The First Conspiracy (Young Reader's Edition)

The Secret Plot to Kill George Washington

The First Conspiracy (Young Reader's Edition)( )
Author: Meltzer, Brad
Mensch, Josh
ISBN:978-1-250-24483-3
Publication Date:Jan 2020
Publisher:Roaring Brook Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $19.99
Book Description:

1776.The early days of the Revolutionary War.It supposedly began with Thomas Hickey, a private in the Continental Army, and New York governor William Tryon. In an astonishing power grab, they plotted to kill Hickey's boss: a man by the name of George Washington.In the end, Hickey was caught, brought to trial, and found guilty. It would seem he became the first person in the new nation to be executed for treason.But to this day, nobody knows for sure if this story is true. In The First...
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Book Details
Pages:288
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.357 x 9.282 x 1.326 Inches
Book Weight:1.254 Pounds
Author Biography
Meltzer, Brad (Author)
Brad Meltzer was born on April 1, 1970 and grew up in Brooklyn, NY. He graduated from the University of Michigan and Columbia Law School. His first published title was called The Tenth Justice. His other works include Dead Even, The First Counsel, The Millionaires, The Book of Fate, The Zero Game, The Inner Circle and The Fifth Assassin. He is the Eisner Award-winning author of the critically acclaimed comic book, Justice League of America. He also wrote the non-fiction books, Heroes for My Son and Heroes for My Daughter. He has written speeches for former President Clinton's National Service Program and played himself as an extra in Woody Allen's film, Celebrity. In 2013, his title History Decoded: The 10 Greatest Conspiracies of All Time.

In 2014 his titles, I Am Abraham Lincoln, I Am Amelia Earhart and I am Rosa Parks made The New York Times Best Seller List.

In 2016, Meltzer's title's The House of Secrets, I Am George Washington, and I Am Jane Goodall made the New York Times Bestseller list.

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