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Harper Collins, Mar 17, 2009 - Biography & Autobiography - 800 pages
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Ike is acclaimed author Michael Korda's sweeping and enthralling biography of Dwight David Eisenhower, arguably America's greatest general and one of her best presidents—a remarkable man in an extraordinary time, the hero who won the war and thereafter kept the peace.

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Review: Ike: An American Hero

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I didn't love the first few hundred pages, about his childhood, Operation Torch and invasion of Sicily. I didn't know much about those two landings, and the maps didn't really help explain the battles ... Read full review

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User Review  - Bill F. - Goodreads

While certainly an enjoyable read, this book will leave readers who came to it with little historical knowledge with the strong belief that Eisenhower simply parted the Atlantic Ocean to land the ... Read full review

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About the author (2009)

Michael Korda is the author of Ulysses S. Grant, Ike, Hero, and Charmed Lives. Educated at Le Rosey in Switzerland and at Magdalen College, Oxford, he served in the Royal Air Force. He took part in the Hungarian Revolution of 1956 and on its fiftieth anniversary was awarded the Order of Merit of the People's Republic of Hungary. He and his wife, Margaret, make their home in Dutchess County, New York.

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