Grant: A Biography

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W. W. Norton & Company, Sep 1, 2002 - Biography & Autobiography - 592 pages
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The seminal biography of one of America's towering, enigmatic figures. From his boyhood in Ohio to the battlefields of the Civil War and his presidency during the crucial years of Reconstruction, this Pulitzer Prize-winning biography traces the entire arc of Grant's life (1822-1885). "A moving and convincing portrait....profound understanding of the man as well as his period and his country."—C. Vann Woodward, New York Review of Books "Clearsightedness, along with McFeely's unfailing intelligence and his existential sympathy...informs his entire biography."—Justin Kaplan, The New Republic
  

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User Review  - Howard - Goodreads

A very balanced view of a complex and very private person. Of the many books about the Civil War and Reconstruction era and its personalities that I have read, this one has given me more insight and changed more opinions than almost any other. I highly recommend this book. Read full review

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User Review  - Ted - Goodreads

This was nice biography that spans his whole life. As expected there is an emphasis on the civil war. However, it focuses one Grant's approach and involvement which was insightful. If was fascinating ... Read full review

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Contents

CROWDS AND FAMILIES
1
CADETSHIP AND COURTSHIP
13
THE MEXICAN WAR
28
A SOLDIER BETWEEN WARS
41
GALENA
58
ESCAPING FROM THE ORDINARY
67
WARRIORS
77
BATTLES
90
THE PRESIDENT AND HIS CABINET
274
ORIGINAL OCCUPANTS OF THIS LAND
305
A FRIDAY AND A FRIEND
319
ENGLAND AND SANTO DOMINGO
332
DEMOCRACY
356
GREATNESS
380
WEDDING AND WHISKEY
400
WAIFS
426

SHILOH
111
VICKSBURG
122
CHATTANOOGA
139
WASHINGTON AND THE WILDERNESS
152
PETERSBURG
174
PEACE
197
ON TO MEXICO
216
AFTER THE WAR
232
THE RISING MAN
247
AROUND THE WORLD
450
GRANT WARD
478
TO WRITE A BOOK TO BE A MAN
495
Epilogue
518
Notes
523
Selected Bibliography
561
Index
577
Copyright

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About the author (2002)

McFeely has written the Pulitzer Prize-winning biography Grant, as well as other important works of history. He lives in Wellfleet, Massachusetts.

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