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Quick, who was the top selling author in the summer of 1776?

Less than half of Americans today even know who Thomas Paine was, but his 50-page pamphlet "Common Sense" sold 150,000 copies during the summer of 1776. That was pretty big time for those days. Here's the rest of the story about the original "boys of summer."

 

Happy Independence Day everyone! 

 

 

Revolutionary Summer

 

Source: http://books.usatoday.com/book/compelling-informative-%27revolutionary-summer-is-a-literary-coup/r851987