David McCullough: The Presidential Biographies: John Adams, Mornings on Horseback, and Truman

David McCullough: The Presidential Biographies: John Adams, Mornings on Horseback, and Truman

by David McCullough

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Overview

From “one of our most gifted living writers” (The Washington Post), this collection includes David McCullough’s masterful biographies of three great presidents: John Adams, Harry S. Truman, and Theodore Roosevelt. Both John Adams and Truman won the Pulitzer Prize for biography.

This boxed set will include the following three volumes:

John Adams
The Pulitzer Prize–winning, bestselling biography of America’s founding father and second president that was the basis for the acclaimed HBO series, John Adams reads like an epic historical novel, breathing fresh life into the history of the American Revolution and the birth of the young republic.

Truman
The Pulitzer Prize–winning biography of Harry S. Truman, whose presidency included momentous events from the atomic bombing of Japan to the outbreak of the Cold War and the Korean War.

Mornings on Horseback
The National Book Award–winning biography that tells the story of how young Teddy Roosevelt transformed himself from a sickly boy into the vigorous man who would become a war hero and ultimately president of the United States.


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781501189029
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Publication date: 11/07/2017
Edition description: Boxed Set
Pages: 2352
Sales rank: 1,216,167
Product dimensions: 6.40(w) x 9.40(h) x 4.90(d)

About the Author

David McCullough has twice received the Pulitzer Prize, for Truman and John Adams, and twice received the National Book Award, for The Path Between the Seas and Mornings on Horseback. His other acclaimed books include The Johnstown Flood, The Great Bridge, Brave Companions, 1776, The Greater Journey, The American Spirit, and The Wright Brothers. He is the recipient of numerous honors and awards, including the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the nation’s highest civilian award. Visit DavidMcCullough.com.

Hometown:

West Tisbury, Massachusetts

Date of Birth:

July 7, 1933

Place of Birth:

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Education:

B.A., Yale University, 1955

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