Washington: A Life


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In this title, the celebrated Ron Chernow provides a richly nuanced portrait of the father of America. With a breadth and depth matched by no other one-volume life, he carries the reader through Washington's troubled boyhood, his precocious feats in the French and Indian Wars, his creation of Mount Vernon, his heroic exploits with the Continental Army, his presiding over the Constitutional Convention and his magnificent performance as America's first president. Despite the reverence his name inspires Washington remains a ...

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marie b

Jan 19, 2012


A long read, but worth it. One knows that this book is documented thoroughly. Fascinating to know Washington as a real person, not a school project.

Maria B

Sep 1, 2011

My husband is fascinated by this book. So much history about this great visionary leader

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