Founding Father: Rediscovering George Washington  -     By: Richard Brookhiser
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Founding Father: Rediscovering George Washington

Simon & Schuster / 1997 / Paperback

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In this enlightening biography, popular essayist and political commentator Richard Brookiser revisits the spectacular career of George Washington, at once our most familiar and enigmatic president. Challenging the modern perceptions of Washington as either a political figurehead of little actual importance or a folk legend rather than a real man, Brookhiser traces the president's amazing accomplishments as a statesman, soldier, and founder of a great nation in a quarter century of activity that remains unmatched by any modern leader. Brookhiser goes on to examine Washington's education, ideals, and intellectual curiousity, illuminating how Washington's character and values shaped the beginnings of American politics.

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Format: Paperback
Vendor: Simon & Schuster
Publication Date: 1997
ISBN: 0684831422
ISBN-13: 9780684831428
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In this thought-provoking look at George Washington as soldier and statesman, Richard Brookhiser traces the astonishing achievements of Washington's career and illuminates how his character and his values shaped the beginnings of American politics.

Brookhiser recaptures the real George Washington in this against-the-grain biographical study that chronicles a remarkable quarter-century career in public life—a record of achievements that is virtually unmatched by any modern leader. Brookhiser recounts Washington's heroic deeds as general and president, his temperament and training, and reflects upon his legacy.

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