Grover Cleveland: A Study in Courage: to the Loss of the Presidency, 1837-1888

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Amer Political Biography Press, 2001 - Biography & Autobiography - 420 pages
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History of the Grover Cleveland from his poor upbringing to his first term as President. Does a good job highlighting the challenges he had to overcome and how he became a self made man. Also good ... Read full review

About the author (2001)

Allan Nevins, 1890 - 1971 Educator, historian and biographer Allan Nevins was born in Camp Point, Illinois. He was educated at the University of Illinois. From 1913-1931, he was on the editorial staff of various newspapers and periodicals in New York City. From 1931 until his retirement in 1958, he was the professor of American history at Columbia University. He died in Menlo Park, California, in 1971. His historical and biographical writings were thoroughly researched and two of his books, "Grover Cleveland" (1932) and "Hamilton Fish" (1936), won Pulitzer Prizes. Other titles include "The Ordeal of the Union" (8 vol. 1947-1971) and "The Emergence of Lincoln" (2 vol. 1950). He also edited letters and diaries, which included "The Diary of John Quincy Adams" (1928).

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