The Resource Washington : a life, Ron Chernow

Washington : a life, Ron Chernow

Label
Washington : a life
Title
Washington
Title remainder
a life
Statement of responsibility
Ron Chernow
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In "Washington : a Life" celebrated biographer Ron Chernow provides a richly nuanced portrait of the father of our nation, dashing forever the stereotype of a stolid, unemotional man, and revealing an astute and surprising portrait of a canny political genius who knew how to inspire people
Awards note
Pulitzer Prize for Biography, 2011.
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Chernow, Ron
Dewey number
  • 973.4/1092
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Washington, George
  • Presidents
  • Generals
  • United States
  • Washington, George
  • Washington, George
  • Generals
  • Presidents
  • United States
Label
Washington : a life, Ron Chernow
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 859-867) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The portrait artist -- The frontiersman. A short-lived family ; Fortune's favorite ; Wilderness mission ; Bloodbath ; Shades of death ; The soul of an army ; A votary to love ; Darling of a grateful country -- The planter. The man of mode ; A certain species of property ; The prodigy ; Providence ; A world of his own ; The Asiatic prince ; A shock of electricity -- The general. The glorious cause ; Magnificent bluff ; Land of freedom ; The heights ; All London afloat ; Disaster ; An indecisive mind ; The crossing ; The busy scenes of a camp ; Darkness visible ; Rapping a demigod over the knuckles ; A dreary kind of place ; The long retreat ; Pests of society ; The storm thickens ; The traitor ; Mutiny ; Plundering scoundrels ; The world turned upside down ; Man of moderation ; Closing the drama with applause ; Cincinnatus -- The statesman. American celebrity ; Gentleman farmer ; Devil's bargain ; The ruins of the past ; A masterly hand ; A house on fire ; Rising sun ; Mounting the seat -- The president. The place of execution ; Acting the presidency ; The cares of office ; Rays of genius ; The traveling presidency ; The state of the president ; Capital matters ; Southern exposure ; Running into extremes ; A tissue of machinations ; Citizen Genet ; Bring out your dead ; Hercules in the field ; Crowns and coronets ; Mad dog ; The colossus of the people ; The master of farewells ; Exiting the stage -- The legend. Samson and Solomon ; A mind on the stretch ; Freedom ; Homecoming
Control code
ocn535490473
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xxi, 904 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781594202667
Lccn
2010019154
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
Label
Washington : a life, Ron Chernow
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 859-867) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The portrait artist -- The frontiersman. A short-lived family ; Fortune's favorite ; Wilderness mission ; Bloodbath ; Shades of death ; The soul of an army ; A votary to love ; Darling of a grateful country -- The planter. The man of mode ; A certain species of property ; The prodigy ; Providence ; A world of his own ; The Asiatic prince ; A shock of electricity -- The general. The glorious cause ; Magnificent bluff ; Land of freedom ; The heights ; All London afloat ; Disaster ; An indecisive mind ; The crossing ; The busy scenes of a camp ; Darkness visible ; Rapping a demigod over the knuckles ; A dreary kind of place ; The long retreat ; Pests of society ; The storm thickens ; The traitor ; Mutiny ; Plundering scoundrels ; The world turned upside down ; Man of moderation ; Closing the drama with applause ; Cincinnatus -- The statesman. American celebrity ; Gentleman farmer ; Devil's bargain ; The ruins of the past ; A masterly hand ; A house on fire ; Rising sun ; Mounting the seat -- The president. The place of execution ; Acting the presidency ; The cares of office ; Rays of genius ; The traveling presidency ; The state of the president ; Capital matters ; Southern exposure ; Running into extremes ; A tissue of machinations ; Citizen Genet ; Bring out your dead ; Hercules in the field ; Crowns and coronets ; Mad dog ; The colossus of the people ; The master of farewells ; Exiting the stage -- The legend. Samson and Solomon ; A mind on the stretch ; Freedom ; Homecoming
Control code
ocn535490473
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xxi, 904 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781594202667
Lccn
2010019154
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations

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