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Grant

Grant( )
Author: Chernow, Ron
ISBN:978-1-78854-160-2
Publication Date:Dec 2017
Publisher:Head of Zeus
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:AUD $34.99
Book Description:

A portrait of one of America's most compelling generals and presidents, Ulysses S. Grant, by Pulitzer Prize winner Ron Chernow.

A dramatic portrait of one of America's most compelling generals and presidents, Ulysses S. Grant, by Pulitzer Prize winner Ron Chernow, author of the book on which the astonishing musical Hamilton is based. As late as April 1861, when the American Civil War broke out, Ulysses S. Grant was a dismal failure. A competent officer in the war against Mexico,...
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Book Details
Pages:1104
Detailed Subjects: Biography & Autobiography / Presidents & Heads Of State
Biography & Autobiography / Military
History / United States / 19Th Century
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):15.3 x 23.3 x 5.1 cm
Book Weight:1.426 Kilograms
Author Biography
Chernow, Ron (Author)
Educated at Yale and Cambridge University in England, Ron Chernow is a biographer who specializes in hard-hitting exposes on historical business figures. Among Chernow's early accomplishments was his unmasking of corruption in Chinatown for New York magazine in 1973.

In the book The House of Morgan, winner of the National Book Award in 1990, Chernow outlines the extraordinary path of J.P. Morgan's empire and its influence on the American banking industry. Chernow is also the author of Titan: The Life of John D. Rockefeller, which chronicles the life and times of the richest man in the United States in the early 1900s. His other work includes The Warburgs, The Death of a Banker, Alexander Hamilton, Washington: A Life, and Grant.

Chernow is regular guest on the National Public Radio programs Fresh Air with Terry Gross and All Things Considered.

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