Janet Biehl's Reviews > Washington: A Life

Washington by Ron Chernow
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Jun 10, 2012

really liked it
bookshelves: biography, copyedited-by-me
Read in July, 2011

Chernow works hard to humanize Washington, showing that he wasn't just a Gilbert Stuart portrait. He shows him angry, uncertain, moody, perplexed, annoyed, passionate--a whole range of emotions beneath the historically frozen visage.

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message 1: by Chris (new)

Chris Did you read the bio named His Excellency? Immensely readable and enlightening.

Janet Biehl No! I'll check it out!

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