Grant

Ulysses S Grant s life has typically been misunderstood All too often he is caricatured as a chronic loser and inept businessman, fond of drinking to excess or as the triumphant but brutal Union general of the Civil War or as a credulous and hapless president whose tenure came to symbolize the w

Five Presidents: My Extraordinary Journey with Eisenhower, Kennedy, Johnson, Nixon, and Ford

A rare and fascinating portrait of the American presidency from the 1 New York Times bestselling author of Mrs Kennedy and Me and Five Days in November.Secret Service agent Clint Hill brings history intimately and vividly to life as he reflects on his seventeen years protecting the most powerful o

American Moonshot: John F. Kennedy and the Great Space Race

Instant New York Times Bestseller As the fiftieth anniversary of the first lunar landing approaches, the award winning historian and perennial New York Times bestselling author takes a fresh look at the space program, President John F Kennedy s inspiring challenge, and America s race to the moon W

Presidents of War: The Epic Story, from 1807 to Modern Times

From a preeminent presidential historian comes a groundbreaking and often surprising narrative of America s wartime chief executives It sometimes seems, in retrospect, as if America has been almost continuously at war Ten years in the research and writing, Presidents of War is a fresh, magisterial,

Andrew Jackson and the Miracle of New Orleans: The Battle That Shaped America's Destiny

Another pop history pageturner from the New York Times bestselling authors of George Washington s Secret Six and Thomas Jefferson and the Tripoli Pirates When the British fought the young United States during the War of 1812, they knew that taking the mouth of the Mississippi River was the key to c

The Quartet: Orchestrating the Second American Revolution, 1783-1789

The prizewinning author of Founding Brothers and American Sphinx now gives us the unexpected story brilliantly told of why the thirteen colonies, having just fought off the imposition of a distant centralized governing power, would decide to subordinate themselves anew.The triumph of the Ameri