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In the Time of the Americans

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Coming of age during World War I and attaining their finest hour in World War II and the Cold War, these men -- FDR, Truman, Eisenhower, Marshall, MacArthur -- transformed America from an isolated frontier nation into a global superpower. As he tells their stories, Fromkin, author of A Peace to End All Peace, shows how this generation not only made America great but largel ...more
Hardcover, 618 pages
Published April 25th 1995 by Knopf (first published 1995)
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Very informative about the WWI and WWII eras. A deep insight into the administrations of Woodrow Wilson and Franlin D Roosevelt.
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Excellent book in captivating narrative style about some of the greatest men of the 20th century.
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David Fromkin is a noted author, lawyer, and historian, best known for his historical account on the Middle East, A Peace to End All Peace (1989), in which he recounts the role European powers played between 1914 and 1922 in creating the modern Middle East. The book was a finalist for both the National Book Critics Circle Award and the Pulitzer Prize. Fromkin has written seven books in total, with ...more
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