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The Crossing

(1972)
A novel by

 
 
Fast's novel reverberates with the dramatic events of Washington's re-crossing of the Delaware-a pivotal moment in the American Revolution. It is an amazing testament to Washington's leadership of the young volunteer army fighting in summer clothes against the bitter cold, the snow and the almost impassable Delaware River.

Criss-crossing through Pennsylvania, Delaware, New Jersey, Connecticut and New York, this is also the tale of Colonel John Glover, the leader of a band of New England fishermen, of Tom Paine, the first American war correspondent; and the dreaded German Hessians themselves. Dispelling the myths of history, Howard Fast has written an unforgettable and true account of a key event in America's struggle for independence that all Americans should know and understand.

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Hardback Editions

January 1901 : USA Hardback
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Title: The Crossing
Author(s): Howard Melvin, Fast
ISBN: 0-688-01395-3 / 978-0-688-01395-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: William Morrow
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June 1972 : UK Hardback
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Title: The Crossing
Author(s): Howard Fast
ISBN: 0-413-28810-2 / 978-0-413-28810-3 (UK edition)
Publisher: Methuen Publishing Ltd
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Paperback Editions

December 1999 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Crossing: American Voyages
Author(s): Howard Fast
ISBN: 1-59687-227-6 / 978-1-59687-227-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Ibooks, Inc.
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November 1999 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Crossing (American Voyages)
Author(s): Howard Fast
ISBN: 0-671-03897-4 / 978-0-671-03897-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: I Books
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September 1984 : USA Paperback
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Title: Crossing
Author(s): Howard Fast
ISBN: 0-911020-10-1 / 978-0-911020-10-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: New Jersey Historical Soc
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Audio Editions

June 2011 : USA Audio edition
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Title: The Crossing
Author(s): Howard Fast
Publisher: Recorded Books
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June 2011 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: The Crossing
Author(s): Howard Fast
Publisher: Recorded Books
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2006 : USA Audio Cassette
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Title: The Crossing
Author(s): Howard Fast
ISBN: 1-55690-128-3 / 978-1-55690-128-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: RecordedBooks
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Kindle Editions

December 2011 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: The Crossing: A Novel
Author(s): Howard Fast
Publisher: Open Road Media
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