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Ron Chernow Writing Styles in Washington: A Life

Ron Chernow
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Perspective

The writer of this book has written several other biographies in his career, most notably a biography of Alexander Hamilton, Washington's Secretary of the Treasury. This book is the author's most ambitious project, a comprehensive biography of the Father of the United States that can be read in a single volume. To write this book, the author made use of papers recently discovered, reviewed, and released by the University of Virginia to create this vivid and comprehensive biography of a beloved Founding Father.

The author's perspective is one of a scholar and historian who is attempting to tell the story not only of an American institution but also of a person who was once just a normal man like anyone else. The author uses Washington's own words in his extensive papers and letters to tell a story that is comprehensive, but brief enough to appear in a single...

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