American Caesar: Douglas MacArthur 1880 - 1964

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Little, Brown, Sep 30, 1978 - Biography & Autobiography - 793 pages
MacArthur, the public figure, the private man, the soldier-hero whose mystery and appeal created a uniquely American legend, portrayed in a brilliant biography that will challenge the cherished myths of admirers and critics alike.

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MacArthur, the public figure, the private man, the soldier-hero whose mystery and appeal created a uniquely American legend, portrayed in a brilliant biography that will challenge the cherished myths of admirers and critics alike. Read full review

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A well written book about a great American - Definitely a complex man. I wish that William Manchester had been less apologetic about the negatives in MacArthur's. life. I found it irritating when the ... Read full review

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About the author (1978)

William Manchester was a hugely successful popular historian and biographer whose books include The Last Lion, Volumes 1 and 2, Goodbye Darkness, A World Lit Only by Fire, The Glory and the Dream, The Arms of Krupp, American Caesar, The Death of the President, and assorted works of journalism.

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