NEWT GINGRICH, former Speaker of the House, is the bestselling author of "Gettysburg" and "Pearl Harbor" and the longest serving teacher of the Joint War Fighting course for Major Generals. He is the founder of the Center for Health Transformation, Chairman of American Solutions and a commentator for Fox News Channel. He resides in Virginia with his wife, Callista, with whom he hosts and produces documentaries, including their latest, "Nine Days that Changed the World."WILLIAM R. FORSTCHEN, Ph.D., is a Faculty Fellow at Montreat College in Montreat, North Carolina. He received his doctorate from Purdue University and is the author of more than forty books. He resides near Asheville, North Carolina, with his daughter, Meghan.
Praise for the works of Newt Gingrich and William R. Forstchen:
"This second title in the George Washington series (after To Try
Men's Souls) offers an energetic dramatization of the Continental
Army's grim winter bivouac at Valley Forge, Pa., in 1777....
Gingrich and Forstchen recreate the sights and smells of the
Continental Army's hand-to-mouth camp life and the battlefield
action around Valley Forge with a brisk panache that should bode
well for future entries." --"Publishers Weekly" on "Valley
"Masterful storytelling." --William E. Butterworth IV, "New York Times" bestselling author of "The Saboteurs""
""Creative, clever, and fascinating." --James Carville
"Compelling narrative force and meticulous detail." --"The Atlanta Journal Constitution""""
""Gingrich and Forschten write with authority and with sensitivity." --"St. Louis"" Post Dispatch""Grim, gritty, realistic, accurate, and splendid, this is a soaring epic of triumph over almost unimaginable odds." --"Library Journal" on "To Try Men's Souls""With each book... Gingrich and Forstchen have gone from strength to strength as storytellers." --William Trotter, "The Charlotte Observer""The authors' research shines in accurate accounts of diplomatic maneuvering as well as the nuts-and-bolts of military action." --"Publishers Weekly""The writing is vivid and clear." --"Washington"" Times"