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Grant: A Biography
     

Grant: A Biography

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by William S McFeely, Katherine E. Speirs (Editor)
 

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Winner of the Pulitzer Prize. The seminal biography of one of America's towering, enigmatic figures. From his boyhood in Ohio to the battlefields of the Civil War and his presidency during the crucial years of Reconstruction, this Pulitzer Prize-winning biography traces the entire arc of Grant's life (1822-1885).

Author Biography: William S. McFeely

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Winner of the Pulitzer Prize. The seminal biography of one of America's towering, enigmatic figures. From his boyhood in Ohio to the battlefields of the Civil War and his presidency during the crucial years of Reconstruction, this Pulitzer Prize-winning biography traces the entire arc of Grant's life (1822-1885).

Author Biography: William S. McFeely is the author of Yankee Stepfather, Frederick Douglass, Sapelo's People, and, most recently, Proximity to Death. He lives in Wellfleet, Massachusetts.

Editorial Reviews

Marcus Cunliffe
Combines scholarly exactness with evocative passages....Biography at its best.
New York Times Book Review
Justin Kaplan
Clearsightedness,along with McFeely's unfailing intelligence and his existential sympathy...informs his entire biography.
The New Republic
C. Vann Woodward
A moving and convincing portrait....profound understanding of the man as well as his period and his country.
New York Review of Books

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780945707158
Publisher:
American Political Biography Press
Publication date:
12/20/1996
Series:
Signature Series
Edition description:
REVISED
Pages:
591

Meet the Author

William S. McFeely, the Abraham Baldwin Professor of the Humanities, Emeritus, at the University of Georgia, is the author of the Pulitzer Prize–winning biography Grant. He lives in Wellfleet and Cambridge, Massachusetts.

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Grant 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This book is great and very detailed
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Ok.