Coverart for item
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
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
Summary
A comprehensive account of the life of George Washington negates the stereotype of a stolid, unemotional man and instead reveals a dashing, passionate man of fiery opinions and many moods who fiercely guarded his private life
Writing style
Award
  • ALA Notable Book, 2011.
  • American History Book Prize, 2010.
  • Booklist Editors' Choice, 2010.
  • Pulitzer Prize for Biography or Autobiography, 2011.
  • New York Times Notable Book, 2010
Biography type
individual biography
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
360898
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
  • 973.4/1092
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
E312
LC item number
.C495 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
adult
Label
Washington : a life, Ron Chernow
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Control code
5153422
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xxi, 904 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9781594202667
Lccn
2010019154
Other physical details
ill
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn535490473
  • (OCoLC)535490473
Label
Washington : a life, Ron Chernow
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Control code
5153422
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xxi, 904 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9781594202667
Lccn
2010019154
Other physical details
ill
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn535490473
  • (OCoLC)535490473

Library Locations

    • Evans County LibraryBorrow it
      701 W Main Street, Claxton, GA, 30417-1715, US
      32.161098 -81.915207
    • Statesboro-Bulloch County LibraryBorrow it
      124 S Main Street, Statesboro, GA, 30458-5246, US
      32.446201 -81.783699
Processing Feedback ...