Benedict Arnold’s name represents treachery and deceit, but few seem to know the actual story behind his treason. Both the text and Mark Bramhall’s lively narration recreate the drama and suspense with its underlying touch of sarcasm in revealing Arnold’s story. (10-14)
Vivid period reproductions and primary source documents lend an exciting immediacy to this portrait of the young, idealistic Lafayette who matured into a savvy tactician and passionate ambassador for freedom. Appended timeline, source notes, and bibliography inspire further acquaintance with this dashing figure.