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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
Contributor
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
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360898
Cataloging source
TEFOD
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Chernow, Ron
Dewey number
973.4/1092
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
E312
LC item number
.C495 2010eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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OverDrive, Inc
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True
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  • Washington, George
  • Presidents
  • Presidents
  • Generals
  • Presidents
  • Generals
  • United States
  • Electronic books
Target audience
adult
Label
Washington : a life, Ron Chernow
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [859]-867) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
not applicable
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The portrait artist -- The frontiersman -- The planter -- The general -- The statesman -- The president -- The legend
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 online resource (xxi, 904 p., [16] p. of plates)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781101444184
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
ill.
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
unknown
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn680284803
  • (OCoLC)680284803
Label
Washington : a life, Ron Chernow
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [859]-867) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
not applicable
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The portrait artist -- The frontiersman -- The planter -- The general -- The statesman -- The president -- The legend
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 online resource (xxi, 904 p., [16] p. of plates)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781101444184
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
ill.
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
unknown
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn680284803
  • (OCoLC)680284803
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