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The #1 New York Times bestseller, and the inspiration for the hit Broadway musical Hamilton!
Pulitzer Prize-winning author Ron Chernow presents a landmark biography of Alexander Hamilton, the Founding Father who galvanized, inspired, scandalized, and shaped the newborn nation.
"Grand-scale biography at its best—thorough, insightful, consistently fair, and superbly written . . . A genuinely
“A splendid book—humane, learned, written with flair and radiant with a calm intelligence and wit.”...
Benjamin Franklin is the founding father who winks at us, the one who seems made of flesh rather than marble. In a sweeping narrative that follows Franklin's life from Boston to Philadelphia to London and Paris and...
"The authoritative Franklin biography for our...
An influential biography of this American founding father, Ben Franklin's own lively story of his early years is fascinating. It has been taught in schools as a moral tract, as a guide to self-improvement, and as the Great American Success Story. It also is relished both for its insight into colonial life and the mind of the man who most affected the democratic form of government. Finally, it is savored for its language; we hear Franklin's wit,...
15) James Madison
17) Founding fathers
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