Nina Sankovitch is the author of several nonfiction books, including The Lowells of Massachusetts. She has written for The New York Times and The Huffington Post, is a contributing blogger for Book Riot, and was formerly a judge for the Book-of-the-Month Club. A graduate of Tufts University and Harvard Law School, Sankovitch grew up in Evanston, Illinois, and currently lives in Connecticut with her family.
American Rebels is a fascinating and richly detailed story of three New England families who emerged from their small world to change ours forever. --James Comey, former FBI director and author of A Higher Loyalty Sankovitch lays out the evolution of eighteenth-century political thought and shows how it arose within these families and their interconnections. Students of American Revolution history will find a fresh perspective here. --Booklist Sankovitch leavens her deeply researched account with wit, and presents a persuasive and entertaining portrait of life in colonial Boston. Revolutionary War buffs will savor this thoughtful addition to popular histories of the period. --Publishers Weekly