Simon & Schuster: May 2019
The myth and the reality of Ethan Allen and the much-loved Green Mountain Boys of Vermont--a "surprising and interesting new account...useful, informative reexamination of an often-misunderstood aspect of the American Revolution" (Booklist).
In the "highly recommended" (Library Journal
) Those Turbulent Sons of Freedom
, Wren overturns the myth of Ethan Allen as a legendary hero of the American Revolution and a patriotic son of Vermont and offers a different portrait of Allen and his Green Mountain Boys. They were ruffians who joined the rush for cheap land on the... View More...