2016 George Washington Prize Finalists Announced

By Tim Cheng | February 17 2016 | Humanities & Social Sciences

Congratulations to the following Random House authors who have been selected as finalists for the 2016 George Washington Prize: Kathleen DuVal, author of Independence Lost; Flora Fraser, author of The Washingtons; and Robert Middlekauff, author of Washington’s Revolution. Sponsored by the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History, George Washington’s Mount Vernon, and Washington College, the $50,000 George Washington Prize “recognizes the year’s best works on the nation’s founding era, especially those that have the potential to advance broad public understanding of American history.” The winner will be chosen in April and all seven finalists will be honored at a black tie awards dinner hosted by Mount Vernon on May 25th.

The Washingtons
George and Martha: Partners in Friendship and Love
Winner of the 2016 George Washington Prize 
$20.00 US
Oct 18, 2016
496 Pages

Washington's Revolution
The Making of America's First Leader
Finalist for the 2016 George Washington Prize 
$17.00 US
Feb 09, 2016
400 Pages

Independence Lost
Lives on the Edge of the American Revolution
A rising-star historian offers a significant new global perspective on the Revolutionary War with the story of the conflict as seen through the eyes of the outsiders of colonial society 
$19.00 US
Apr 12, 2016
464 Pages
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