Published January 1969
by Books On Tape .
Written in English
|The Physical Object|
Ron Chernow is the prizewinning author of six previous books and the recipient of the National Humanities first book, The House of Morgan, won the National Book Award, Washington: A Life won the Pulitzer Prize for Biography, and Alexander Hamilton—the inspiration for the Broadway musical—won the George Washington Book Prize. Horn, a former speechwriter for President George W. Bush (the 43rd president often referred to Washington as “the first George Dubya”), has a fluid, pleasing style, with stately cadences that. George Washington was a Virginia plantation owner who served as a general and commander-in-chief of the colonial armies during the American Revolutionary War, and . I have read many a book on our first president, George Washington, including the celebrated four-volume biography by James Thomas Flexner. This amazingly comprehensive and entertaining single volume biography by Ron Chernow is the best/5(K).
George Washington (Febru – Decem ) was an American political leader, military general, statesman, and founding father who served as the first president of the United States from to Previously, he led Patriot forces to victory in the nation's War for presided at the Constitutional Convention of , which established the U.S. Constitution and. Shop George Washington University Apparel, Textbooks, Merchandise and Gifts at the Colonials Bookstore. Flat-Rate Shipping. 58 rows The George Washington Book Prize was instituted in and is awarded annually to the . George Washington was born on Febru in northern Virginia. He was the son of Augustine and Mary Ball Washington. His father died in , leaving Washington with little inheritance. His hopes for school dashed, Washington found work surveying and took several journeys to the frontier where he developed an interest in the West.
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