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Ulysses S. Grant : [soldier & president]

Author: Geoffrey Perret; Edward Lewis
Publisher: Ashland, OR : Blackstone Audiobooks, ℗1999.
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on Cassette : Cassette recording : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Geoffrey Perret's biography offers new insights into Grant the commander and the president that would have astonished both his friends and his enemies. Based on extensive, previously unseen research, Perret explains for the first time how Grant's military genius ultimately triumphed as he created a new approach to battle. He shows how Grant was widely misunderstood and underrated as president because he was the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Audiobooks
Biography
Named Person: Ulysses S Grant; Ulysses S Grant
Material Type: Biography, Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Geoffrey Perret; Edward Lewis
ISBN: 0786115777 9780786115778
OCLC Number: 42191423
Notes: Unabridged.
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Performer(s): Read by Edward Lewis.
Description: 14 audiocassettes (21 hr.) : analog
Responsibility: by Geoffrey Perret.

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Geoffrey Perret's biography offers new insights into Grant the commander and the president that would have astonished both his friends and his enemies. Based on extensive, previously unseen research, Perret explains for the first time how Grant's military genius ultimately triumphed as he created a new approach to battle. He shows how Grant was widely misunderstood and underrated as president because he was the first modern leader, presiding over a rich, industrialized America that had put slavery behind it and was struggling to provide racial justice for all.

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