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  - Don - Goodreads

A solid work that underlined for me the importance of strategic political thinking while conducting acts of war. While in the field and being advised militarily by politicians, Flexner reports on ... Read full review

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User Review  - Nick - Goodreads

From everything I've read, this is supposed to be one of the best single-volume George Washington biographies, but though it does a great job detailing all the major points of GW's life, I left the ... Read full review

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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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