George Washington's Secret Six

George Washington's Secret Six

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When George Washington beat a hasty retreat from New York City in August 1776, many thought the American Revolution might soon be over. Instead, Washington rallied--thanks in large part to a little-known, top-secret group called the Culper Spy Ring. He realized that he couldn't defeat the British with military might, so he recruited a sophisticated and deeply secretive intelligence network to infiltrate New York. Drawing on extensive research, Brian Kilmeade and Don Yaeger have offered fascinating portraits of these spies: a reserved Quaker merchant, a tavern keeper, a brash young longshoreman, a curmudgeonly Long Island bachelor, a coffeehouse owner, and a mysterious woman. Long unrecognized, the secret six are finally receiving their due among the pantheon of American heroes.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 320 pages
  • 120 x 191 x 23mm | 182g
  • Sentinel
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • Reprint
  • 0143130609
  • 9780143130604
  • 556,753

Review quote

"This is my kind of history book. Get ready. Here's the action."

--BRAD MELTZER, bestselling author of The Fifth Assassin and host of Decoded

"A powerful new book...that reads like a modern-day spy thriller." --THE BLAZE

"The tale of patriotism and daring."


"A fascinating read, highlighting some of our nation's unknown heroes."

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About Brian Kilmeade

Brian Kilmeade cohosts Fox News Channel's morning show Fox & Friends and hosts the nationally syndicated radio show The Brian Kilmeade Show. The author of two previous books about sports, he lives on Long Island. Don Yaeger has written twenty-three books, including seven New York Times bestsellers. He lives in Tallahassee, Florida.
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2 7% (977)
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