Washington: A Life
A New York Times Bestselling Author. A National Book Award-winning Author. With a breadth and depth matched by no other one-volume life of Washington celebrated biographer Ron Chernow s richly nuanced portrait 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 America s first president.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Scott_Hercher - LibraryThing
There are so many biographies of George Washington, it is difficult to decide which one to read if you are not a professional historian. They have ranged from the purely hagiographic (and partly ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - gbelik - LibraryThing
What a biography! Chernow attempts to explain Washington's personality and character, as well as tell the story of the remarkable events of his life. He certainly had some quirks, but one ends up overwhelmingly happy that George was there when we needed him. Read full review