The Ascent of George Washington: The Hidden Political Genius of an American Icon
Publish date: June 2nd 2009
Pages no: 438
Edition language: English
Wow did I have a hard time with this book. They could easily change the title of this book to "George Washington Never Made a Good or Selfless Decision in His Life" by John Ferling. In the introduction of the book, Ferling explains that he disagreed with most historians that Washington was general...
What a cool look at Washington! Like many I'd read all about how he was disinterested in politics. I'd always wondered about it considering the amount of good he achieved. Ferling is excellent as he traces Washington's growth and his reactions to difficult situations in an intelligent and astute way...
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