American Presidents: John Adams/Mornings on Horseback/Truman/The Course of Human Events
· John Adams: The magisterial, Pulitzer Prize-winning biography of the independent, irascible Yankee patriot, one of our nation’s founders and most important figures, who became our second president.
· Mornings on Horseback: The brilliant National Book Award-winnin...more
I have always enjoyed David McCullough's meticulous, yet throughly entertaining biographies. Many years ago, I tackled Truman, and still recall how much I learned about him and how very much I enjoyed getting to know the man, outside of a couple of paragraphs in a history book.
TR was almost a mythical figure, and this story of his childhood and life up to his second marriage is utterly fascinating. The ...more