The Complete Book of U.S. Presidents

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This unique reference volume is newly updated to include the results of the highly anticipated 2008 election, The Complete Book of U.S. Presidents contains more in-depth information about every U.S. president to hold office than any other single book. A factual look at all our chief executives, from Washington to Obama, the book chronicles their lives, their loves, their administrations, their friends, their foes, their successes, and their failures.

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Overview

This unique reference volume is newly updated to include the results of the highly anticipated 2008 election, The Complete Book of U.S. Presidents contains more in-depth information about every U.S. president to hold office than any other single book. A factual look at all our chief executives, from Washington to Obama, the book chronicles their lives, their loves, their administrations, their friends, their foes, their successes, and their failures.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781569804766
  • Publisher: Barricade Books, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 8/7/2013
  • Edition description: 8th Edition
  • Edition number: 8
  • Pages: 875
  • Sales rank: 178,907
  • Product dimensions: 5.90 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 1.90 (d)

Meet the Author

William A. DeGregorio was a writer and editor specializing in historical and political subjects and reference works. He wrote hundreds of articles for such authoritative sources as the Encyclopedia Britannica and the Encyclopedia Americana.
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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 29, 2005

    Best Book on Presidents

    I am a former Nixon scholar and this is the best book i have found on all the presidents. This book has every detail one needs to better understand our Chief Executives and Commander In Chiefs.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 12, 2003

    5th edition not updated either

    It used to be a great book to hand people and say 'here are the basics'. I was greatly disappointed when I purchased the 'updated' 5th edition which contains numerous omissions in biographical data. Still not there, in 2001 edition, is a death date for Nixon (died 1994) or Justices Burger (died in 1995), Marshall (1993), Blackmun (1999), etc. It seems to me that the only 'update' was information regarding Geo W Bush. They weren't thorough even in that because they didn't bother to go back to his father's bio and make a note under 'children' saying see '43rd president of the US'. I hope they review the past 9 administrations to correct all the bios in the 6th edition.

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