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The Revolutionary Paul Revere

10 Ratings: 1.2
A 2010 book by Joel Miller.

"Quick in the saddle and fast out of town." Watch one of America's most remarkable heroes come alive through fast-paced prose and gripping storytelling. The Revolutionary Paul Revere starts at a gallop and never slows down. Follow Revere's … see full wiki

Author: Joel Miller
Genre: History
Publisher: Thomas Nelson
Date Published: April 6, 2010
4 reviews about The Revolutionary Paul Revere
review by . May 06, 2010
"Steady, vigorous, sensible and perservering". These are the words that the American revolutionary Dr. Thomas Young used to describe his friend and fellow political activist Paul Revere shortly after the Boston Tea Party took place in December 1773.  It seems to me that this is a very apt description of the man.  Over the years I have not read all that much about the period leading up to the American Revolution.  So aside from learning all about …
review by . December 12, 2010
It's not often I find myself in disagreement with William J. Bennett -- okay, that's not true: I disagree with him on a lot of things -- but I *particularly* disagree with his characterization of Paul Revere in the blurb on the back of this book: Revere was not in any sense "essential in the story of America's founding and its growth as a force for freedom in the world." But then, that very fact, I'd argue, is what makes this entertaining and well-researched biography so interesting. Paul Revere …
Quick Tip by . June 11, 2010
good details on the character
review by . May 28, 2010
It feels odd to me to review the Revolutionary Paul Revere since admittedly; I did not make it more than 6 chapters into the book. This is odd for me, since I love history and usually devour books about personages that I have not thoroughly studied. While Mr. Miller's book was informative, and that is what kept me plugging along for a time, I did not find it overly entertaining and the writing style at points clashed with what I prefer. This caused me to discontinue reading.     I …
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