Or Give Me Death: A Novel of Patrick Henry's Family
Patrick Henry was not the everyday Father. And based of the truth of Mrs. Henry was not able to cope with society, we can imagine how their daughter Anne faced everyday troubles. Ann Rinaldi creates daughter Anne Henry to be the reader's friend during most difficult times. A teen needs a friend the most when her mom becomes sick and will never get better. To bring history into another perspective, Rinaldi make good cause to think that Patrick Henry's immortalized words of the title may really have been first spoken by his wife. I wonder.