George Washington: A Biographyby John R. Alden, Random House Value Publishing Staff
In this superbly written biography, Washington comes alive as a complex individual a hero & a man, a great leader & a dynamic, but flawed, human being. Vividly & concisely, the major events of his personal & political life are recreated his boyhood in rural Virginia, his early career as a surveyor & then a soldier in the French & Indian War, his hopeless passion for Sally Fairfax, & his enduring marriage to the wealthy Martha Curtis. But the core of the book is devoted to Washingtons career as a leader as commander of chief of the Continental Army, his victories & defeats, & his central role in the formation of the new nation.
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