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The Resource Washington : a life, Ron Chernow

Washington : a life, Ron Chernow

Label
Washington : a life
Title
Washington
Title remainder
a life
Statement of responsibility
Ron Chernow
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In "Washington : a Life" celebrated biographer Ron Chernow provides a richly nuanced portrait of the father of our nation, dashing forever the stereotype of a stolid, unemotional man, and revealing an astute and surprising portrait of a canny political genius who knew how to inspire people
Summary
A comprehensive account of the life of George Washington negates the stereotype of a stolid, unemotional man and instead reveals a dashing, passionate man of fiery opinions and many moods who fiercely guarded his private life
Writing style
Award
  • ALA Notable Book, 2011.
  • American History Book Prize, 2010.
  • Booklist Editors' Choice, 2010.
  • Pulitzer Prize for Biography or Autobiography, 2011.
  • New York Times Notable Book, 2010
Biography type
individual biography
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
360898
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Chernow, Ron
Dewey number
  • 973.4/1092
  • B
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Washington, George
  • Presidents
Target audience
adult
Label
Washington : a life, Ron Chernow
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 1453-1470)
Contents
The frontiersman -- The planter -- The general -- The statesman -- The president -- The legend
Control code
2010034335
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
Large print ed.
Extent
1471 p. (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781410431172
Lccn
2010034335
Label
Washington : a life, Ron Chernow
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 1453-1470)
Contents
The frontiersman -- The planter -- The general -- The statesman -- The president -- The legend
Control code
2010034335
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
Large print ed.
Extent
1471 p. (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781410431172
Lccn
2010034335

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