Show Synopsis

Huge, ambitious, and perfectly realized, Truman is an American masterpiece about the most American of Americans, a man who confounded the nation and the world by achieving a greatness all his own after coming to the presidency in FDR's giant shadow. An extraordinary and deeply moving biography, at once spare in its style yet rich in emotion and in detail. 48 pages of photographs.

Filter Results
Shipping
Item Condition
Seller Rating
Other Options
Change Currency

Customer Reviews

Write a Review

Ruth

Aug 20, 2014

TRUMAN

HAVEN'T HAD TIME TO READ IT YET VERY THICK BOOK. HE MADE A VERY GOOD PRESIDENT.

John T A

Mar 14, 2013

Very informative and well written. Ten years of research makes for very good reading as are most of David McCullough's efforts.

Nancy T

Mar 7, 2013

Superb

As always, McCullough serves up a richly detailed, historically scrupulous, and consistenty absorbing biography of a President who is often overlooked or relegated to the sidelines. Unreservedly recommended.

Malcolm J

Jan 3, 2013

Truman

Well written, highly readable account of Harry S Truman's life and presidency. Highly recommended, eye opening account of recent American history. I suppose most American history is recent compared to Europe and Asia.

brotherlew

Apr 12, 2012

Character of an American

The next to last honest president we've had. How he got to be that way, and why we were so lucky. This was the man who refused to commercialize the post he had held so well, saying "The Presidency is not for sale."

See All 16 Reviews


This item doesn't have extra editions

loading