"[T]he most complete and complex portrait of George Washington on record."
"WASHINGTON: A LIFE is a prodigious biography, expertly narrated and full of remarkable detail."
From the Publisher
Selected by Publishers Weekly as a 2010 Top 100 Book and Selected by the New York Times Book Review as a Notable Book of 2010.
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.