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User Review  - MickyFine - LibraryThing

As one of those obsessive Hamilton fans, I picked up Chernow's biography of Alexander Hamilton to get a sense of the bigger picture of the life that inspired the musical. I was not disappointed. The ... Read full review

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User Review  - tloeffler - LibraryThing

Excellent biography of Alexander Hamilton. Although 700+ pages, it's interesting all the way through. Chernow presents an even-handed view of Hamilton, warts and all, but he also makes it clear how ... Read full review

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User Review  - rivkat - LibraryThing

Read it for the obvious reason; enjoyed it as a companion to the musical and as a corrective to the necessary compression of events in the musical. The main thing I noticed: American politics has a ... Read full review

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User Review  - bezoar44 - LibraryThing

Just (finally) finished listening to a digital recording of the book. Hamilton comes across as brilliant, ambitious, and driven by an incredibly rigid sense of superior self-worth. That sense of self ... Read full review

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User Review  - nmele - LibraryThing

Chernow is a Hamilton partisan, but amply justifies his regard for this much maligned founding father. I did not think I would enjoy this tome but it is fast-paced and fascinating. I knew Hamilton had ... Read full review

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User Review  - thatotter - LibraryThing

Alexander Hamilton is my favorite founding father--if he weren't, I might not have found this book as fascinating as I did. Though this book is very long, it managed to keep my interest. I loved the sections on his early life best. Read full review

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User Review  - zen_923 - LibraryThing

What I really love about this book is that it is well-written. The author was able to present the events in Alexander Hamilton's life in a manner that excites the reader. The author was able to ... Read full review

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User Review  - santhony - LibraryThing

This is an extremely interesting and educational biography of one of the most fascinating Founding Fathers. I'd venture to say that even those who consider themselves relatively knowledgeable on the ... Read full review

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User Review  - billiecat - LibraryThing

When a biographer sets out to write a significant work about someone - at least, anyone who is not absolutely evil - he must like the person he has chosen to spend so much time on at least a little ... Read full review


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