Ulysses S. Grant: The Unlikely Hero (Eminent Lives)

Michael Korda

The first officer because George Washington to turn into a four-star normal within the usa military, Ulysses S. furnish was once a guy who controlled to finish the Civil warfare on a notice of grace, and was once the single president among Andrew Jackson and Woodrow Wilson to serve 8 consecutive years within the White condo. The son of an Ohio tanner, he has lengthy been remembered as a super common yet a failed president whose moment time period led to monetary and political scandal. yet now acclaimed, bestselling writer Michael Korda bargains a dramatic reconsideration of the fellow, his existence, and his presidency. Ulysses S. Grant is an evenhanded and stirring portrait of a fallacious chief who however ably guided the United States via a pivotal juncture in its history.

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