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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 (pages 1453-1470)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The frontiersman -- The planter -- The general -- The statesman -- The president -- The legend
Control code
795890
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
1471 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781410431172
Lccn
2010034335
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(Sirsi) i9781410431172
Label
Washington : a life, Ron Chernow
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 1453-1470)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The frontiersman -- The planter -- The general -- The statesman -- The president -- The legend
Control code
795890
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
1471 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781410431172
Lccn
2010034335
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(Sirsi) i9781410431172

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