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A House Divided
Ron Chernow Grant
November 1, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Daniel Weinberg speaks with Ron Chernow about Grant.
Chernow finds the threads that bind Grant’s disparate stories together, shedding new light on the man whom Walt Whitman described as “nothing heroic… and yet the greatest hero.”
The definitive biography, Grant is a grand synthesis of painstaking research and literary brilliance that makes sense of all sides of Grant’s life, explaining how this simple Midwesterner could at once be so ordinary and so extraordinary.
Mr. Chernow’s schedule is very tight. Consequently, this is a private event; we cannot accommodate visitors in the book shop.
Air Date/Time November 1, 2pm (Central)
1st ed., 1104p., cloth
Pulitzer Prize winner Ron Chernow returns with a sweeping and dramatic portrait of one of our most compelling generals and presidents, Ulysses S. Grant.
Ulysses S. Grant’s life has typically been misunderstood. All too often he is caricatured as a chronic loser and an inept businessman, or as the triumphant but brutal Union general of the Civil War. But these stereotypes don’t come...