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Common Sense

Common Sense

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Written by Thomas PaineAuthor Alerts:  Random House will alert you to new works by Thomas Paine
Introduction by Diana GabaldonAuthor Alerts:  Random House will alert you to new works by Diana Gabaldon

  • Format: Paperback, 112 pages
  • Publisher: Bantam Classics
  • On Sale: February 3, 2004
  • Price: $3.95
  • ISBN: 978-0-553-21465-9 (0-553-21465-9)
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In 1776, America was a hotbed of enlightenment and revolution. Thomas Paine not only spurred his fellow Americans to action but soon came to symbolize the spirit of the Revolution. His elegantly persuasive pieces spoke to the hearts and minds of those fighting for freedom. He was later outlawed in Britain, jailed in France, and finally labeled an atheist upon his return to America.

"No writer has exceeded Paine in ease and familiarity of style; in perspicuity of expression, happiness of elucidation, and in simple unassuming language."--Thomas Jefferson