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His Excellency: George Washington
His Excellency George Washington
Author: Joseph J. Ellis
The author of seven highly acclaimed books, Joseph J. Ellis has crafted a landmark biography that brings to life in all his complexity the most important and perhaps least understood figure in American history, George Washington. With his careful attention to detail and his lyrical prose, Ellis has set a new standard for biography. — Drawing from...  more »
ISBN-13: 9781400040315
ISBN-10: 1400040310
Publication Date: 10/26/2004
Pages: 352
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  • Currently 3.7/5 Stars.
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3.7 stars, based on 31 ratings
Publisher: Knopf
Book Type: Hardcover
Other Versions: Paperback, Audio Cassette, Audio CD
Members Wishing: 0
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This was the first time I understood Washington the man, as well as the president. I came to know him and respect him more as a real person, with hopes, fears, and ideals. He was truly a remarkable man, and this book captured what I think was the true essence of who he really was.
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Nedheadz avatar reviewed His Excellency: George Washington on + 128 more book reviews
A thorough examination of the man first in war, first in peace and first in the hearts of his countrymen. I love biographies and this one was well done. An examination of the first 'American' and the ideals that led him to accept the leadership of the patriots' army, the Continental Congress and finally our first president. Some high ideals were held, but the ability to reconcile his ideals with the realities of the world in which he lived.

Well organized and easy to read.
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Beautifully written. American history buffs will love it.
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I highly recommend this bio of our first President.

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