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The Turbulent Life of Aaron Burr: The Great American Rascal

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A biographical sketch of the life and times of Aaron Burr.
Paperback, 243 pages
Published 1973 by Hawthorn Books (first published 1902)
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Sonia Reppe
Jul 05, 2016 Sonia Reppe rated it it was amazing
Shelves: non-fiction, 5stars, nyc
Wow. What a fascinating life! This old bio of the extraordinary Aaron Burr reads so well, I was captivated!! (Whaaaat?! I hardly ever read biographies or history books; I don't even have a Goodreads shelf for history! As for biography, I usually find them dry, so I prefer the more personal memoir). This caught my eye because of the popularity of the Hamilton musical (I love you, LMM), so I picked this off the shelf at Stickney-Forest View Library, like: hmm, let's take a quick peek...Could not p ...more
Evie
Dec 30, 2008 Evie rated it really liked it
Recommends it for: history buffs
Fascinating account reveals USA politicians/founders were not much different in their motivations than those of today...self-involved scoundrals who put forth a good front, but when not in the public eye act to achieve their own goals. This is a really hard book to find, but worth the effort. The copy I have (found at a book exchange) was published by Kessinger Publishing in 2007, but I cannot find it on their website. This book was originally published in 1902, and it appears the copyright was ...more
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