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Alexander Hamilton Paperback – 7 August 2017

4.8 out of 5 stars 16,143 ratings

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'A brilliant recreation of the society and culture of the time: thoughtful and playful, moving and powerful' -- Michael Gove

'A mammoth work of research that charted the course of Hamilton's dazzling career and the dark controversies that accompanied it' ―
Guardian

'A magnificent biography' ―
The Spectator

'This handsome new edition [is] an elegantly written, richly detailed account of Hamilton's tempestuous life' ―
The Times

'Chernow charts his way through Hamilton's hectic life, and the tumultuous times in which he lived, with aplomb' ―
Military History Monthly

'That biography is incredible. It out-Dickenses Charles Dickens' -- Lin-Manuel Miranda

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The bestselling life of one of America's founding fathers, Alexander Hamilton, which became the basis for the hugely successful Broadway show Hamilton.


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  • Publisher ‏ : ‎ Head of Zeus GB (7 August 2017)
  • Language ‏ : ‎ English
  • Paperback ‏ : ‎ 832 pages
  • ISBN-10 ‏ : ‎ 1786690039
  • ISBN-13 ‏ : ‎ 978-1786690036
  • Dimensions ‏ : ‎ 22.9 x 5.2 x 14.8 cm
  • Customer Reviews:
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Ron Chernow won the National Book Award in 1990 for his first book, The House of Morgan, and his second book, The Warburgs, won the Eccles Prize as the Best Business Book of 1993. His biography of John D. Rockefeller, Sr., Titan, was a national bestseller and a National Book Critics Circle Award finalist.

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