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Publishers Weekly Pick Of The Week: 'Lost Rights: The Misadventures Of A Stolen American Relic'

First Posted: 07/05/10 06:12 AM ET Updated: 05/25/11 05:20 PM ET

Lost Rights

Publishers Weekly:

This remarkable American story by Howard, executive editor of Bicycling magazine, follows the long, shadowy trail of a single document, North Carolina's wayward copy of the Bill of Rights. With ratification of the first 10 amendments to the Constitution in 1789, 14 elegantly handwritten copies were drafted, one for each of the original states and one for the federal government.

Read the whole story: Publishers Weekly


Filed by Jessie Kunhardt  |