Brave Leaders and How They Changed America 1789-1989by Michael R. Beschloss
Michael Beschloss has brought us a brilliantly readable and inspiring saga about crucial times in America's history when a courageous President dramatically changed the future of the United States.
With surprising new sources and a dazzling command of history and human character, Beschloss brings to life these flawed, complex men -- and their wives, families, friends and foes. Never have we had a more intimate, behind-the-scenes view of Presidents coping with the supreme dilemmas of their lives.
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"The author's broad brushstrokes necessarily restrict him to painting nuanced individuals and complex times in only basic primary colors, and there is little that has not been said beforein some cases, many times." - PW.
"History written with subtlety, verve and an almost novelistic appreciation for the complexities of human nature and presidential politics." - Kirkus.
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Beschloss is the author of a number of nonfiction works including The Conquerors (2002).
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