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The life of Washington.

Washington Irving

The life of Washington.

by Washington Irving

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Published in New York, A.L. Burt [n.d.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Washington, George, -- 1732-1799

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    SeriesHis works
    The Physical Object
    Pagination2 v. illus., port. ;
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18725496M

    Source: John Marshall's The Life of George l Edition for Schools, ed. Robert Faulkner and Paul Carrese (Indianapolis: Liberty Fund, ). FOREWORD. While there are other good biographies of George Washington, some recent, this Life by Chief Justice John Marshall probably should be read first. It is the first serious biography, appearing within eight years of Washington’s. P. F. Collier, NY, Hardcover. Very Good. "The life of Washington Irving was one of the brightest ever led by an author. He discovered his genius at an early age; was graciously welcomed by his countrymen; answered the literary condition of the period when he appeared; won easily, and as easily kept, a distinguished place in the.

      “Washington: A Life” is acclaimed author and historian Ron Chernow’s most recent book, for which he received a Pulitzer Prize. He has also written biographies on John D. Rockefeller, Sr. and Alexander Hamilton and is particularly well-known for his inaugural book “The House of Morgan.”. This is the longest single-volume biography on Washington in my library and is the second.   Buy Washington: A Life Reprint by Chernow, Ron (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(K).

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Ron Chernow is the prizewinning author of six previous books and the recipient of the National Humanities first book, The House of Morgan, won the National Book Award, Washington: A Life won the Pulitzer Prize for Biography, and Alexander Hamilton—the inspiration for the Broadway musical—won the George Washington Book by:   Washington: A Life.

Rating details 48, ratings 2, reviews. The celebrated Ron Chernow provides a richly nuanced portrait of the father of America. With a breadth and depth matched by no other one-volume life, he carries the reader through Washington's troubled boyhood, his precocious feats in the French and Indian Wars /5(K).

Washington: A Life - Kindle edition by Chernow, Ron. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Washington: A Life/5(K). Ron Chernow is the prizewinning author of six previous books and the recipient of the National Humanities first book, The House of Morgan, won the National Book Award, Washington: A Life won the Pulitzer Prize for Biography, and Alexander Hamilton—the inspiration for the Broadway musical—won the George Washington Book Prize/5().

The effect of this "single, immortal, and dubious anecdote," and others like it, has made this book one of the most influential in the history of American folklore. Originally published as an eighty-page pamphlet entitled The Life and Memorable Actions of George Washington, it quickly attained immense popularity.

In a so-called fifth edition was The life of Washington. book which contained for the first 3/5(1). George Washington was a Virginia plantation owner who served as a general and commander-in-chief of the colonial armies during the American Revolutionary War, and later became the first president Born:   WASHINGTON: A LIFE By Ron Chernow Penguin, $40 pages.

At least once every generation someone writes another “major” biography of. "Washington Irving regarded the Life of George Washington and the "crowning effort" of his long literary career. He began the work in the early 's at his home, Sunnyside, in Tarrytown, New York, and its five volumes were published as completed from tothe year of his death.

Editorial Reviews. Winner of the George Washington Book Prize "In this new work, Kevin J. Hayes shatters the myth of an ignorant, unread Washington and does something even more difficult: Hayes not only has tracked down new discoveries in one of the most studied American lives, but he reveals a much more human portrait of the great man than most biographies have been able to : Oxford University Press.

LIFE Little Women: A Story for Every Generation. Ever since it was published more than years ago, Louisa May Alcott’s classic novel about the four March sisters, Meg, Jo, Beth, and Amy, has been revered and adored for its portrait of American life, its depiction of growing from adolescence into maturity, its exploration of the bonds among the siblings at the heart of the story, and its.

Book review: George Washington: A Life in Books by Kevin J. Hayes (Oxford University Press, May ) [BUY NOW ON AMAZON]In the introduction to George Washington: A Life in Books, historian Kevin Hayes discusses an encounter during a vacation to Australia before he began graduate met an Australian couple, and they asked him to tell them everything he knew about 9/   A more complicated answer lies in considering why we still long for news of Washington.

To be sure, his life reflected, if it didn’t epitomize, the once unimaginable transformation of several Author: Andrew Cayton. “the only comprehensive account by a great statesman of the full founding of the united states”: exceptional first edition of marshall’s life of washington, with scarce atlas volume of the military campaigns (washington, george) marshall, john.

the life of george washington. This book is a straight forward unbiased view of the life of our first president. The author doesn't white wash or over criticize Mr. Washington but offers a fair, complete, and detailed look into the man who became a legend.

I have learned a more honest approach about George Washington from this book than any previous one I've read. Booker T. Washington was one of the foremost African American leaders of the late 19th and early 20th centuries, founding the Tuskegee Normal and Industrial : America's first president has captivated our interest for more than two centuries, but no biographer of George Washington knew him with the authenticity, intimacy, and depth of understanding as John Marshall exhibited in his book The Life of George Washington.

This biography was begun in following Washington's death, when chief justice. Full disclosure: I was friends with Robert Stone for the last 15 years of his life. Long before I met him I was a great admirer of his fiction, especially his third novel, “A Flag for Sunrise.”. Booker T. Washington, educator and reformer, first president and principal developer of Tuskegee Normal and Industrial Institute (now Tuskegee University), and the most influential spokesman for African Americans between and In the Atlanta Compromise he articulated the benefits of vocational education.

Washington: A Life By Ron Chernow (Penguin, pp., $40) Modern biographers have sought to rescue George Washington from his monumental stature. The book, which will arrive in the United States as "The Lying Life of Adults" in June, is flying off the shelves — not just at eclectic indie shops like Todo Modo, but also at supermarkets and Author: Mary Gray.

Early edition of Irving’s esteemed biography of George Washington, illustrated with frontispiece in each volume and 29 plates, handsomely bound. Irving’s planned his “monumental” Life of Washington as early asbut did not complete the biography until the final years of his life.

“This triumph of scholarship crowned an erratic.Interestingly, Washington not only read The Federalist to prepare for political life, he also read the likes of Don Quixote, John Buncle, and Gil Blas.

By including fiction, Washington would seem to have been engaged in two very different literary activities, but perhaps the two types of reading are not unrelated.Mason Locke Weems (Octo – ), usually referred to as Parson Weems, was an American book agent and author who wrote the first biography of George Washington immediately after his death.

He was the source of some of the apocryphal stories about Washington. The tale of the cherry tree ("I cannot tell a lie, I did it with my little hatchet") is included in the fifth Occupation: Book agent and author.