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Alexander Hamilton, American

Author: Richard Brookhiser
Publisher: New York, NY : Free Press, ©1999.
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Alexander Hamilton is one of the least understood, most important, and most impassioned and inspiring of the founding fathers. An impoverished immigrant when he first came to American shores at age fifteen, Hamilton defined what it meant to be American in an age when the definition was up for grabs. He pounced on the opportunities available in New York and rose rapidly as a patriot, war hero, prominent lawyer,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Brookhiser, Richard.
Alexander Hamilton, American.
New York, NY : Free Press, c1999
(OCoLC)657310445
Named Person: Alexander Hamilton; Alexander Hamilton; Alexander (Politiker) Hamilton; Alexander Hamilton
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Brookhiser
ISBN: 0684839199 9780684839196
OCLC Number: 40193562
Description: 240 p. : ill., map ; 25 cm.
Contents: St. Croix/Manhattan --
War --
Laws --
Treasury Secretary --
Fighting --
Losing --
Words --
Rights --
Passions --
Death.
Responsibility: Richard Brookhiser.

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With the verve and mastery of his acclaimed "Founding Father", Richard Brookhiser tells the astonishing and inspiring story of America's "forgotten" founder--self-made, seminal, and surprisingly  Read more...

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