His Excellency: George Washington
Publish date: 2004
Publisher: Recorded Books
Edition language: English
Few names conjure up a vision of American history like that of George Washington. His personage is so well known that his personal history has beef fraught with myth and folklore. Who hasn't heard the story of a young George and the cherry tree? In [b]His Excellency[/b] biographer and historian Jose...
Fantastic read..I came across some bias and what could be construed as arrogance by the author, but nothing that couldn't be overlooked. I would put this in my top 5 books of bios of George Washington, but there are others I would def. recommend before this.
I enjoyed reading other books by Ellis, but this one disappointed me a bit. It was not what I expected. The author looks through the wartime accomplishments and failures of Washington beginning with his time in the French and Indian War. He never gets deeply into the mind of Washington and it fel...
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