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Thomas Jefferson

The Art of Power

Thomas Jefferson( )
Author: Meacham, Jon
ISBN:978-1-4000-6766-4
Publication Date:Nov 2012
Publisher:Random House Publishing Group
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:AUD $65.00
Book Description:

"In this magnificent biography, the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of American Lion and Franklin and Winston brings vividly to life an extraordinary man and his remarkable times. Thomas Jefferson- The Art of Power gives us Jefferson the politician and president, a great and complex human being forever engaged in the wars of his era. Philosophers think; politicians maneuver. Jefferson's genius was that he was both and could do both, often simultaneously. Such is the...
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Book Details
Pages:800
Detailed Subjects: Biography & Autobiography / Presidents & Heads Of State
History / United States / Revolutionary Period (1775-1800)
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):16.6 x 24.2 x 4.2 cm
Book Weight:1.222 Kilograms
Author Biography
Meacham, Jon (Author)
Jon Meacham was born in Chattanooga, Tennessee on May 20, 1969. He received a degree in English literature at the University of the South. He joined Newsweek as a writer in 1995. Three years later, at the age of 29, he was promoted to managing editor, supervising coverage of politics, international affairs, and breaking news. In 2006, he was promoted to editor at Newsweek. He is currently an executive editor at Random House.

He won the Pulitzer Prize for American Lion: Andrew Jackson in the White House in 2009. His other works include Franklin and Winston: An Intimate Portrait of an Epic Friendship, American Gospel: God, the Founding Fathers, and the Making of a Nation. In 2001, he edited Voices in Our Blood: America's Best on the Civil Rights Movement. In 2013 his title Thomas Jefferson: The Art of Power made The New York Times Best Seller List. In 2015 Meacham's title Destiny and Power: The American Odyssey of George Herbert Walker Bush made The New York Times Best Seller List. His most recent book is entitled The Soul of America: The Battle for our Better Angels (2018).

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