Alexander hamilton : a biography topics hamilton, alexander, 1757-1804, hamilton, there are no reviews yet. Books by forrest mcdonald alexander hamilton: a biography what mr mcdonald's book does, with exceptional skill and learning, is to re-examine hamilton's policies as secretary of the treasury. Forrest mcdonald is one of my favorite historians he wrote extensively on the early republic time period over his long career despite the fame of the chernow biography of hamilton, mcdonald's older work is, in my humble opinion, a better one.
Buy a cheap copy of alexander hamilton: a biography book by forrest mcdonald what mr mcdonald's book does, with exceptional skill and learning, is to re-examine hamilton's policies as secretary of the treasury. - the following is a review of the book alexander hamilton and aaron burr: their lives, their times, their duel, by anna erskine crouse and russel crouse the authors depict hamilton and burr's lives from childhood to the men who provided much influence in america and in its beginnings. Ron chernow's autobiography on alexander hamilton was the very book that lin-manuel miranda picked up when he was writing the musical (it took him 7 years to write it) you can see where lin did his homework it's a long read but it's definitely worth it.
His first book, the house of morgan, won the national book award, washington: a life won the 2011 pulitzer prize for biography, and alexander hamilton was the inspiration for the broadway musical his new biography, grant , will be published in october 2017. Forrest mcdonald, alexander hamilton: a biography (new york: norton, paperback ed, 1980), 4  mcdonald once declared to one of us (klugewicz) that the federalist party's vision was the correct prescription for the united states up to the year 1830. Alexander hamilton a biography by forrest mcdonald available in trade paperback on powellscom, also read synopsis and reviews this book re-examines hamilton's policies as a secretary of the treasury. Eliza hamilton: the extraordinary life and times of the wife of alexander hamilton by tilar j mazzeo a middling biography of a worthy subject. Alexander hamilton has 77,012 ratings and 5,777 reviews pulitzer prize-winning author ron chernow presents a landmark biography of alexander hamilton, t.
Alexander hamilton: a biography by mcdonald, forrest and a great selection of similar used, new and collectible books available now at abebookscom. Find alexander hamilton: a biography (0393012182) by forrest mcdonald new york times book review alexander hamilton: a biography by forrest mcdonald. Ron chernow's alexander hamilton tells the biography of hamilton's life from his birth in the west indies to his death in new jersey nearly 50 years later as with any biography, the book.
Nobody has captured hamilton better than chernow —the new york times book review ron chernow's new biography, grant , will be published by penguin press in october 2017 from publishers weekly. Chernow's book, titled simply alexander hamilton, is an extraordinary work, written in clear english according to the precepts of strunk and white, rich in detail but without scholarly jargon or pretentious gobbledygook the book tells a story about a man whose life was as unlikely as the musical that bears his name. Our reading guide for alexander hamilton by ron chernow includes book club discussion questions, book reviews, a landmark biography of alexander hamilton, the.
His biographies of alexander hamilton (2004) and john d rockefeller (1998) were both nominated for national book critics circle awards, while the former served as the inspiration for the hamilton musical, for which chernow worked as a historical consultant. Alexander hamilton, historian and author ron chernow's biography of the founding father, is published chernow's previous books included a biography of john d rockefeller sr, and he. Our reading guide for alexander hamilton by ron chernow includes book club discussion questions, book reviews, plot summary-synopsis and author bio. Alexander hamilton: the making of america is a brief but surprisingly in-depth biography for middle-grade readers by author teri kanefield it traces hamilton's journey from being a humble west indian raised without a father to being general washington's aide-de camp and trusted advisor, to his successes and failures in the sphere of politics.
The hamil-craze never ends for me link to book: . One of the united states' founding fathers, alexander hamilton's passionate political career ended in a famous duel with aaron burr learn more at biographycom. Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for alexander hamilton: a biography at amazoncom read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users. Ron chernow's alexander hamilton is a wonderfully book, chernow takes us from hamilton's sad and shameful upbringing on nevis and st hamilton bravely.