Washington: The Indispensable Man

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Penguin Group USA, Apr 3, 1984 - Biography & Autobiography - 448 pages
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Captures the essence of Washington's career and character by recounting his life and examining his frailties, triumphs, ambitions, and ideals

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User Review  - LisaMaria_C - LibraryThing

In his bibliography in the back, Flexner divides published biographies of Washington into "three major categories--the historically sound, the goody-goody, and the debunking." Flexner's four volume ... Read full review

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User Review  - carterchristian1 - LibraryThing

An important Washington biography based on the author's 4 volume set. Essential for the study of Washington. Good photographs and maps for the size of the book. In his introduction Flexner warns the ... Read full review

Contents

A Powerful Apprenticeship 17321753
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A Clumsy Entrance on the World Stage 17531754
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Love and Massacre 17541755
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A National Book Award Laureate; Recipient of a Special Pulitzer Prize Citation; Winner of the Society of American Historians' Parkman Prize, the Gold Medal of the American Academy of Arts and Letters for "Eminence in Biography

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