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Grant

Grant( )
Author: Chernow, Ron
ISBN:978-1-4328-4959-7
Publication Date:Mar 2018
Publisher:Cengage Gale
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $40.00
Book Description:

A #1 New York Times BestsellerA Pulitzer Prize-Winning AuthorWith lucidity, breadth, and meticulousness, Ron Chernow sheds new light on the man whom Walt Whitman described as "nothing heroic . . . and yet the greatest hero." This is America's greatest biographer bringing movingly to life one of our finest but most underappreciated presidents. In a grand synthesis of painstaking research and literary brilliance, he makes sense of all sides of Grant, a simple Midwesterner at once so...
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Pages:1502
Detailed Subjects: History / United States / 19Th Century
Biography & Autobiography / Military
Biography & Autobiography / Presidents & Heads Of State
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.5 x 9.3 x 2.6 Inches
Author Biography
Chernow, Ron (Author)
Educated at Yale and Cambridge University in England, Ron Chernow is a biographer who specializes in hard-hitting exposes on historical business figures. Among Chernow's early accomplishments was his unmasking of corruption in Chinatown for New York magazine in 1973.

In the book The House of Morgan, winner of the National Book Award in 1990, Chernow outlines the extraordinary path of J.P. Morgan's empire and its influence on the American banking industry. Chernow is also the author of Titan: The Life of John D. Rockefeller, which chronicles the life and times of the richest man in the United States in the early 1900s.

Chernow is regular guest on the National Public Radio programs Fresh Air with Terry Gross and All Things Considered.

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