Jay Winik: Lists 5 top books about the founding fathers

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1. "Thomas Jefferson" by Fawn M. Brodie (Norton, 1974).

2. "The Memoirs and Anecdotes of the Count de Ségur" translated by Gerard Shelley (Scribner, 1928).

3. "The Age of the Democratic Revolution" by R.R. Palmer (Princeton, 1959, vol. 1; 1964, vol. 2).

4. "George Washington" by Douglas Southall Freeman (Scribner, 1948).

5. "The Ordeal of Thomas Hutchinson" by Bernard Bailyn (Harvard, 1974).

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