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Grant

Ron Chernow

The #1 New York Times bestseller. New York Times Book Review 10 Best Books of 2017Pulitzer Prize winner Ron Chernow returns with a sweeping and dramatic portrait of one of our most compelling generals and presidents, Ulysses S. Grant.Ulysses S. Grant's life has typically been misunderstood. All too often he is caricatured as a chronic loser and an ...
Publish Date
2018
September 25
First Published in 2017
Goodreads rating
4.53
ISBN
9780143110637
Recommendations
5
Recommendations
Jun 10, 2020
Read the recent Grant bio by Ron Chernow. A fantastic book that chronicles Grant’s amazing narrative. He went from being a failed businessman (broke, couldn’t afford rent in a SF flophouse) to a transformative military commander to a president who combatted white supremacists.      source
Feb 12, 2021
Have you read Ron Chernow’s Grant? It’s hard to turn off and I’ve read wat, dozens of civil war books, but never with a focus on this hero of heroes. Strongly recommend the audio book:      source
Jul 16, 2020
@RoryRoberge @neeratanden A great book. But a very long read.      source
Jun 21, 2020
This book is obscenely long and sometimes dragged. But at the end when you find out Grant had chosen Union and Confederate generals to be his pallbearers, I cried. He was a great American.      source