Near Fine+ condition. Jacket has some wear- Edge wear, scuffing, light creasing. Black boards with gold gilt print on spine. 1st edition; 1st printing as stated in book. Cover has some ruffles, edge wear, and very minor tears occasionally **ADDITIONAL SHIPPING MAY APPLY TO INTERNATIONAL ORDERS** Jeff Shaara dazzled readers with his bestselling novels Gods and Generals, The Last Full Measure, and Gone for Soldiers. Now the acclaimed author who illuminated the Civil War and the Mexican-American War brilliantly brings to life the American Revolution, creating a superb saga of the men who helped to forge the destiny of a nation. In 1770, the fuse of revolution is lit by a fateful command??Fire!??as England's peacekeeping mission ignites into the Boston Massacre. The senseless killing of civilians leads to a tumultuous trial in which lawyer John Adams must defend the very enemy who has assaulted and abused the laws he holds sacred.