Review: The Revolutionary Paul Revere

by Joel J. Miller
Paperback: 224 pages
Publisher: Thomas Nelson; Original edition (April 6, 2010)
ISBN-10: 1595550747

Listen my children and you shall hear. Had it not been for Henry Wadsworth Longfellow’s poem, I wonder if Paul Revere would be remembered at all.

In fact, Revere’s protests against taxation might ring a few bells today.  Miller writes a detailed yet concise biography of the soldier, businessman, and family man that was Paul Revere.

On the plus side, The Revolutionary Paul Revere is very detailed with 26 pages of footnotes. It is well written, enjoyable, and easy to read.

On the downside, some of the pictures in the book are far to small. While the book touches on Revere’s connection with the freemason, I would like to have seen more.

In short, the book is excellent and I got a lot from it.

One  if by land, and two if by sea. I give it 4 out of 5 lanterns in the Old North Church.

I received this complimentary book from Thomas Nelson for review purposes.