The Grand Idea
George Washington's Potomac and the Race to the West
ISBN10: 0684848570 ISBN13: 9780684848570 Publisher: Simon & Schuster Published: Jun 1 2004 Pages: 384 Weight: 1.45lbs. Height: 9.50" Width: 6.50" Depth: 1.25" Language: English
Chronicles retired general George Washington's adventurous 680-mile trek down the Potomac River, a journey during which he endeavored to prevent disunion, collected key frontier and real-estate data, tangled with squatters and the natural elements, and inspired engineering achievements. 40,000 first printing.