American Presidents

Lincoln's Last Trial Dan Abrams

LINCOLN'S LAST TRIAL is a thrilling account of the last major case Abraham Lincoln litigated before his campaign and eventual victory for the presidency. The author does a fantastic job of using vivid details to describe the courtroom scenes and the stakes, whether they be personal, professional, or political.

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A Self-Made Man, 1809-1849: The Political Life of Abraham Lincoln Sidney Blumenthal

A SELF-MADE MAN 1809 - 1849: THE POLITICAL LIFE OF ABRAHAM LINCOLN begins with Lincoln's childhood and his thoughts of his father's slave. The author's prodigious research and political expertise gives the reader a unique glimpse at the early years. This is the first volume of an anticipated set of four.

 

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Wrestling with His Angel: The Political Life of Abraham Lincoln Vol. II, 1849-1956 Sidney Blumenthal

WRESTLING WITH HIS ANGEL: THE POLITICAL LIFE OF ABRAHAM LINCOLN, VOLUME 2, 1849-1856 is the second volume of Sidney Blumenthal's acclaimed, landmark biography, and reveals the future president's genius during the most decisive period of his political life.

 

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Most Blessed of the Patriarchs: Thomas Jefferson and the Empire of the Imagination Annette Gordon-Reed and Peter Onuf

MOST BLESSED OF THE PATRIARCHS: THOMAS JEFFERSON AND THE EMPIRE OF THE IMAGINATION is a character study by a winner of the Pulitzer Prize and her co author who is America's leading Jefferson scholar. The book follows Jefferson from birth to death and not only gives a true picture of the man, but dispels many of the...

The Age of Eisenhower: America and the World in the 1950s William Hitchcock

THE AGE OF EISENHOWER: AMERICA AND THE WORLD IN THE 1950s is a comprehensive look at the Eisenhower administration and the impact it had on the post-WWII world. From Eisenhower's peacekeeping efforts to his early advocacy for civil rights, this page-turner uses primary sources from Eisenhower's presidential library and...

John Quincy Adams: American Visionary Fred Kaplan

JOHN QUINCY ADAMS: AN AMERICAN VISIONARY is a look at our sixth president's public and private life, based on troves of previously unpublished documents. Much of the research proved President Adams to have had a vision for the twenty-first century as much as for his own time.

 

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Andrew Jackson and the Miracle of New Orleans: The Battle That Shaped America's Destiny Brian Kilmeade

ANDREW JACKSON AND THE MIRACLE OF NEW ORLEANS: THE BATTLE THAT SHAPED AMERICA'S DESTINY tells the story of the battle that saved our country in an  exciting narrative that makes every scene come alive. If ever a history book becomes a page-turner, this is it!

 

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Ulysses S. Grant: The Unlikely Hero* Michael Korda

ULYSSES S. GRANT: THE UNLIKELY HERO* is a lavishly illustrated biography of a flawed leader. it is a look at his life and his presidency.

 

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The Return of George Washington: 1783-1789 Edward J. Larson

THE RETURN OF GEORGE WASHINGTON: 1783 - 1789 chronicles the mostly unreported and little known period in Washington's life when he came out of retirement after leading the Army to literally save the country.

 

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Barack Obama: The Story David Maraniss

BARACK OBAMA: THE STORY is the definitive biography of America's first black president. The book covers early beginnings in Kansas as well as personal interviews in the Oval Office.

 

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