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→ recommended ⌃ Grant to read ⇯ Author Ron Chernow ⇾

→ recommended ⌃ Grant to read ⇯ Author Ron Chernow ⇾ → recommended ⌃ Grant to read ⇯ Author Ron Chernow ⇾ This is a good time for Ron Chernows fine biography of Ulysses S Grant to appear As history, it is remarkable, full of fascinating details sure to make it interesting both to those with the most cursory knowledge of Grants life and to those who have read his memoirs or any of several previous biographies For all its scholarly and literary strengths, this books greatest service is to remind us of Grants significant achievements at the end of the war and after, which have too long been overlooked and are too important today to be left in the dark As Americans continue the struggle to defend justice and equality in our tumultuous and divisive era, we need to know what Grant did when our countrys very existence hung in the balance If we still believe in forming a perfect union, his steady and courageous example is valuable than ever.Bill Clinton, New York Times Book Review Grant is vast and panoramic in ways that history buffs will love Books of its caliber by writers of Chernows stature are rare, and this one qualifies as a major event Chernow is clearly out to find undiscovered nobility in his story, and he succeeds he also finds uncannily prescient tragedy There are ways in which Grants times eerily resemble our ownIndispensable The New York TimesChernow tells all this rapidly and well his talent is suited to Grants story He is extraordinarily good on what could be called, unpejoratively, the Higher Gossip of Historyhe can uncannily detect the actual meaning beneath social interactions Fluent and intelligent Adam Gopnik, New YorkerChernow rewards the reader with considerable life and times background, clear eyed perspective, sympathy that stops short of sycophancy, and gritty and intimate details The Boston GlobeArriving at a moment when excitable individuals and hysterical mobs are demonstrating crudeness in assessing historical figures, Chernows book is a tutorial on measured, mature judgment Chernows Grant is a gift to a nation much in need of measured judgments about its past George Will, The Washington PostChernows Grant is as relevant a modern figure as his Hamilton His Grant is a reminder that the very best American leaders can be, and should be, self made, hard working, modest for themselves and ambitious for their nation, future looking, tolerant, and with a heart for the poor.Chernow turns the life of yet another misunderstood figure from U.S currency into narrative gold SlateEminently readable but thick with import Granthits like a Mack truck of knowledge.Ta Nehisi Coates , The AtlanticRon Chernows biography reminds our 21st century selves of the distinction between character and personality National ReviewChernows special gift is to present a complete and compelling picture of his subjects His biographies do not offer up marble deities on a pedestal he gives us flesh and blood human beings and helps us understand what made them tick Just as he did with George Washington and Alexander Hamilton, Chernow brings Ulysses S Grant to life At the end of the book, the reader feels as if he knows the man Amagnificent book.This is richly rewarding and compelling reading Christian Science MonitorIn 1948, a survey of historians ranked Ulysses S Grant as the second worst American president Corruption had badly tarred his administration, just as it had that of the man at the bottom, Warren Harding But recent surveys have been kinder Grant now lands in the middle, thanks to his extraordinarily progressive work on race relations.Ron Chernows 1,100 page biography may crown Grants restoration.Mr Chernow argues persuasively that Grant has been badly misunderstood The Economist Chernow writes definitive biography of Ulysses S Grant An essential read restores Grant to the pantheon of great Americans Newsday A landmark work.Chernow impressively examines Grants sensitivities and complexities and helps us to better understand an underappreciated man and underrated president who served his country extraordinarily well monumental and grippingin every respect, which even at nearly 1,000 pages, is not a sentence too long American Scholar Full of personal and professional insights into a president and military leader that readers will find simultaneously flawed, relatable, and inspiring Money Magazine Reading Ron Chernow s new biography, a truly mammoth examination of the life of Ulysses S Grant, one is struck by the humanity both the pitiful frailty and the incredible strength of its subject Philadelphia Inquirer Masterful and often poignant Chernow s gracefully written biography, which promises to be the definitive work on Grant for years to come, is fully equal to the man s remarkable story Minneapolis Star Tribune Reading this compelling book, its hard to imagine that well continue to define Grant by these scandals rather than all he accomplished in winning the war and doing his best to make peace, on inclusive terms that would be fair to all Milwaukee Journal Sentinel A beautifully written portrait.Chernow doesnt gloss over Grants struggle with alcoholism or his tendency to trust shady operators However, his willingness to protect the gains of freemen and to fight the KKK was an example of the moral courage he consistently displayed This is a superb tribute to Grant, whose greatness is earning increased appreciation Booklist, Starred Review A stupendous new biographyFascinating and immensely readable uncommonly compelling and timely Chernows biography is replete with fascinating details and insightful political analysis, a combination that brings Grant and his time to life put Grant on your must read list BookPageThe definitive biography for the foreseeable future Publishers WeeklyRon Chernow is the prizewinning author of six previous books and the recipient of the 2015 National Humanities Medal His first book, The House of Morgan, won the National Book Award, Washington A Lifewon the Pulitzer Prize for Biography, and Alexander Hamiltonthe inspiration for the Broadway musicalwon the American History Book Prize A past president of PEN America, Chernow has been the recipient of eight honorary doctorates He resides in Brooklyn, New York. 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    • Grant
    • 4.3
    • 525
    • Hardcover
    • 1098 pages
    • B06W2J89PV
    • Ron Chernow
    • English
    • 20 September 2017

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