Biography

Mornings on Horseback

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Mornings on Horseback: The Story of an Extraordinary Family, a Vanished Way of Life and the Unique Child Who Became Theodore Roosevelt By David McCullough Cover Image
$20.00
ISBN: 9780671447540
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Published: Simon & Schuster - May 12th, 1982

Rich study of young Theodore Roosevelt. The man of energy and action also possessed a great and generous heart. Mccullough at his graceful, engaging best. An absolute pleasure. P.S You'll really like Teddy's father. ~ Reviewed by Bill Lewis


Truman

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Truman By David McCullough Cover Image
$24.00
ISBN: 9780671869205
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Published: Simon & Schuster - June 14th, 1993

Always searching for great biography? Think "Give 'em hell Harry" was a real piece of work? Admire David McCullough? And you haven't read Truman? Wait no longer.. It doesn't get any better than this. ~ Reviewed by Bill Lewis


Churchill

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Churchill By Roy Jenkins Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780452283527
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Published: Plume - November 5th, 2002

Churchill the consummate, cagey politician. Roy Jenkins portrays Sir Winston as ambitious, grasping and obviously brilliant. And concludes that he was Britain's greatest Prime Minister. Totally enjoyable. ~ Reviewed by Bill Lewis


Hawthorne

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Hawthorne: A Life By Brenda Wineapple Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780812972917
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Published: Random House Trade Paperbacks - June 29th, 2004

Ok, maybe you hated reading The Scarlett Letter in high school but this brilliant biography really is a page turner and a rich group portrait of 19th century New England intellectuals as real people. Superb ~ Reviewed by Bill Lewis


Alexander Hamilton

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Alexander Hamilton: A Life By Willard Sterne Randall Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9780060954666
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Published: Harper Perennial Modern Classics - February 4th, 2014

At last - A modern, comprehensive, and enjoyable study of probably the most brilliant "founding father". An outstanding example of biography teaching history. ~ Reviewed by Bill Lewis


Benjamin Franklin

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Benjamin Franklin By Edmund S. Morgan Cover Image
$21.00
ISBN: 9780300101621
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Published: Yale University Press - August 11th, 2003

A great American historian presents a wonderfully incisive character study of a very remarkable man. Short biography at its best. ~ Reviewed by Bill Lewis


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