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 this work the author, a biographer, provides a 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
Title
Washington
Creator
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
Subject
Genre
Writing style
Award
  • American History Book Prize, 2010.
  • Award/Notable book
  • Pulitzer Prize for Biography or Autobiography, 2011.
  • ALA Notable Book, 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
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Target audience
adult
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/titleStatement
Ron Chernow
Label
Washington : a life, Ron Chernow
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Unabridged
  • Originally published: New York : Penguin Press, 2010
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • BBR
  • FAI
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
1,473 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781410431172
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2010034335
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
1/522900
System control number
  • (OCoLC)644689414
  • 1/522900
  • OCoLC

Library Locations

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