Publish date: December 16th 2003
Edition language: English
, Book Club
, American History
, Biography Memoir
Through out the book I ended up with questions. They were not answered. I figure this could be considered good or bad depending how you look at it. The bad comes from finishing a book and walking away from it with questions.The good, I could possibly be motivated to read more and find the answers to...
This is a book of six essays written about pivotal moments in the founding of our country. They include:The Duel between Hamilton and Burr.The Behind the Scenes meetings that led to passage of Hamilton's financial plan and the location of the capital on the Potomac.The Silence agreed upon by all wh...
I admit: not my kind of book. History bores me to tears, for some reason. I think it's because I like a good story … and while yes, some events in history are good stories, I always feel so detached from them. Like, I can't relate to the people I'm reading about. I don't know. But anyway, I had to r...
I listened to this on audio -- good book, probably -- but not a topic (early american history) I have much interest in... Don't know why, but so it is.....
This is another outstanding book dealing with the Revolutionary Period. Ellis has become one of the more well known authors of the period and for good reason. He writing style is more formal than the popular McCullough, but he makes countless insights and has a logical method of looking at the gre...
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