George Washington Prize: 2020

Listen to authors discuss their books which were selected for the George Washington Prize.

For a full list of all the books nominated through the years click here

https://www.mountvernon.org/library/george-washington-prize/

Winner

Book cover of The British Are Coming: The War for America, Lexington to Princeton, 1775-1777 by Rick Atkinson

The British are Coming: The War for America, Lexington to Princeton, 1775 – 1777

Rick Atkinson


Finalists

Book cover of Stolen: Five Free Boys Kidnapped into Slavery and Their Astonishing Odyssey Home by Richard Bell

Stolen: Five Free Boys Kidnapped into Slavery and Their Astonishing Odyssey Home

Richard Bell


Book cover of The Property of the Nation: George Washington’s Tomb, Mount Vernon, and the Memory of the First President by Matthew R. Costello

The Property of the Nation: George Washington’s Tomb, Mount Vernon, and the Memory of the First President

Matthew R. Costello


Book cover of Heirs of an Honored Name: The Decline of the Adams Family and the Rise of Modern America by Douglas Egerton

Heirs of an Honored Name: The Decline of the Adams Family and the Rise of Modern America

Douglas Egerton


Book cover of World of Trouble: A Philadelphia Quaker Family’s Journey through the American Revolution

World of Trouble: A Philadelphia Quaker Family’s Journey through the American Revolution

Richard Godbeer

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Book cover of A Crisis of Peace: George Washington, the Newburgh Conspiracy, and the Fate of the American Revolution by David Head

A Crisis of Peace: George Washington, the Newburgh Conspiracy, and the Fate of the American Revolution

David Head


Book cover of The Widow Washington: The Life of Mary Washington by Martha Saxton

The Widow Washington: The Life of Mary Washington

Martha Saxton


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