In the summer of 1776, fifty-six men risked their lives and livelihood to defy King George III and sign the Declaration of Independence. This book introduces us to the eclectic group of statesmen, soldiers, slaveholders and scoundrels who signed this historic document - and the strange fates that awaited them. "We must all hang together, gentlemen, or else we shall most assuredly hang separately." Benjamin Franklin. Hardcover. 255 pgs.