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David Pietrusza

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David Pietrusza



David Pietrusza has produced a number of critically-acclaimed works concerning 20th century American history.

His book "1960: LBJ vs JFK vs Nixon: The Epic Campaign that Forged Three Presidencies" was named by ForeWord Magazine as among the best political biographies.

Pietrusza's "1920: The Year of the Six Presidents" received a Kirkus starred review, was honored as a Kirkus "Best Books of 2007" title, and was named an alternate selection of the History Book Club. Historian Richard Norton Smith has listed "1920: The Year of the Six Presidents" as being among the best studies of presidential campaigns.

Pietrusza's biography of Arnold Rothstein entitled "Rothstein: The Life, Times & Murder of the Criminal Genius Who Fixed the 1919 World Series"

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Average rating: 3.92 · 2,905 ratings · 326 reviews · 16 distinct worksSimilar authors
1920: The Year of the Six P...

3.97 avg rating — 1,229 ratings — published 2006 — 10 editions
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Rothstein: The Life, Times,...

3.65 avg rating — 708 ratings — published 2003 — 15 editions
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1960--LBJ vs. JFK vs. Nixon...

4.11 avg rating — 595 ratings — published 2008 — 2 editions
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1948: Harry Truman's Improb...

4.04 avg rating — 232 ratings — published 2011 — 8 editions
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1932: The Rise of Hitler an...

3.72 avg rating — 117 ratings — published 2015 — 4 editions
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Silent Cal's Almanack: The ...

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TR's Last War: Theodore Roo...

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“Though there is no evil in righteousness, there is in self-righteousness,”
David Pietrusza, 1920: The Year of the Six Presidents

“Truman makes friends without influencing people,' noted Arthur Schlesinger Jr. 'Dewey influences people without making friends.”
David Pietrusza, 1948: Harry Truman's Improbable Victory and the Year that Transformed America

“But even a wonderful soloist needs a song. Even a pitch-perfect voice needs a message.”
David Pietrusza, 1948: Harry Truman's Improbable Victory and the Year that Transformed America

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