In September, we leave the somewhat dry but frightening HISTORY OF THE Cold War Era and nuclear disarmament for the parlors and salons of 17th century Europe and Colonial America with this biography of Louisa Adams the talented wife of the brilliant but troublesome John Quincy Adams who was The ssixth president of the United States. Her dangerous, mid-Winter sledge ride from Moscow to Paris with her young son Charles amidst the dispersing armies of Russia and Napoleon reads like a Horatio Hornblower saga.
Louisa: the extraordinary life of Mrs. Adams DB84224
Thomas, Louisa. Reading time: 15 hours, 44 minutes.
Read by Kirsten Potter.
Chronicle of the life of Louisa Catherine Johnson Adams (1775-1852), wife of John Quincy Adams, sixth president of the United States. Describes her early years growing up in England and France, her marriage to Adams, health challenges, and defining her role as First Lady. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2016.
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