Washington: A Life
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A gripping portrait of the first president of the United States from the author of Alexander Hamilton, the New York Times bestselling biography that inspired the musical.Celebrated biographer Ron Chernow provides a richly nuanced portrait of the father of our nation and the first president of the United States. With a breadth and depth matched by no other one volume biography of George Washington, this crisply paced narrative carries the reader through his adventurous early years, his heroic exploits with the Continental Army during the Revolutionary War, his presiding over the Constitutional Convention, and his magnificent performance as America's first president. In this groundbreaking work, based on massive research, Chernow shatters forever the stereotype of George Washington as a stolid, unemotional figure and brings to vivid life a dashing, passionate man of fiery opinions and many moods. Winner of the 2011 Pulitzer Prize for Biography Truly magnificent. a] well-researched, well-written and absolutely definitive biography--Andrew Roberts, The Wall Street Journal Superb. the best, most comprehensive, and most balanced single-volume biography of Washington ever written.--Gordon S. Wood, The New York Review of Books Read More chevron_right
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Book Reviews (1)
Timothy B , Nov 12, 2021
This book was riveting from start to finish. I loved reading this book. The vocabulary stretched me a bit, but worth it.
Recommended to buy: Yes