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The Ascent of George Washington: the Hidden Political Genius of an American Icon

Ferling, John

Published by Bloomsbury Pub Plc USA, New York, New York, U.S.A., 2009
ISBN 10: 1596914653 / ISBN 13: 9781596914650
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Title: The Ascent of George Washington: the Hidden ...

Publisher: Bloomsbury Pub Plc USA, New York, New York, U.S.A.

Publication Date: 2009

Binding: Cloth

Book Condition: As New

Dust Jacket Condition: As New

Edition: 1st Printing


438pp/illus. attempts to shed new light on the myth that George Washington was above partisan politics, instead showing that Washington was not only very partisan but probably one of America's best politicians. In fact, Ferling argues, he was so skilled at portraying himself as the impartial "father of the country" that most historians have overlooked his political savvy. Ferling seeks to remedy the situation with this "political biography." He traces Washington's evolution from a self-serving and insecure young man driven by a quest for recognition and wealth into a seasoned political veteran who could maneuver, cajole, and cut backroom deals as adroitly as any modern politician. Clean. Bookseller Inventory # 009890

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