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Washington

A Life

Washington( )
Author: Chernow, Ron
Read by: Brick, Scott
Series title:Playaway Adult Nonfiction Ser.
ISBN:978-1-61657-249-5
Publication Date:Oct 2010
Publisher:Findaway World, LLC
Book Format:Mixed media product
List Price:USD $64.99
Book Description:

In Washington: A Life celebrated biographer Ron Chernow provides a richly nuanced portrait of the father of our nation. With a breadth and depth matched by no other one-volume life of Washington, this crisply paced narrative carries the reader through his troubled boyhood, his precocious feats in the French and Indian War, his creation of Mount Vernon, his heroic exploits with the Continental Army, his presiding over the Constitutional Convention, and his magnificent performance as...
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Book Details
Detailed Subjects: Biography & Autobiography / General
History / United States / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.4 x 7.3 x 1 Inches
Book Weight:0.4 Pounds
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. His other work includes The Warburgs, The Death of a Banker, Alexander Hamilton, Washington: A Life, and Grant.

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

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