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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 this work, the author, a biographer provides a 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
Member of
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
Awards note
Pulitzer Prize for Biography, 2011.
Biography type
individual biography
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360898
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
  • 973.4/1092
  • B
Index
no index present
LC call number
E312
LC item number
.C495 2010b
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
Series statement
Thorndike Press large print nonfiction
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
ocn644689414
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
Large print ed.
Extent
1473 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
(OCoLC)644689414
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
ocn644689414
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
Large print ed.
Extent
1473 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
(OCoLC)644689414

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