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The Life Of Aaron Burr

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Published by Kessinger Publishing, LLC .
Written in English


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  • Biography & Autobiography,
  • Biography/Autobiography

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Number of Pages296
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL10588099M
ISBN 100548471541
ISBN 109780548471548

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  Aaron Burr is a difficult subject for any biographer. This biography of him is quite well researched and carefully analyzed. Of course Isenberg is clearly biased in favor of her subject, but this is not a bad thing. She has done a good job dredging up correspondence, memoirs and official documents relevant to the life of Burr/5(). This definitive biography of the revolutionary era villain overturns every myth and image we have of himThe narrative of America’s founding is filled with godlike geniuses—Franklin, Washington, Adams, Jefferson—versus the villainous Aaron Burr. Generations have been told Burr was a betrayer—of Hamilton, of his country, of those who had nobler ideas/5(8). Nancy Isenberg is the author of New York Times bestseller White Trash, and Fallen Founder: The Life of Aaron Burr, which was a finalist for the LA Times Book Prize in Biography and won the Oklahoma Book Award for best book in Nonfiction. She is the coauthor, with Andrew Burstein, of Madison and Jefferson/5.   Download Book "Fallen Founder: The Life of Aaron Burr" by Author "Nancy Isenberg" in [PDF] [EPUB]. Original Title ISBN "" published on "" in Edition Language: " English". Get Full eBook File name "" Format Complete Free. Genres: "American, American History, American Revolution, Biography, Biography Memoir, .

Scott's book is a timely novel. She delves into a little known aspect of Aaron Burr's life, who remains an enigma in American history. The author showcases a woman, Mary, who hailed from India and whom played an integral role in Burr's life, although never acknowledged/5.   - Buy Fallen Founder: The Life of Aaron Burr book online at best prices in India on Read Fallen Founder: The Life of Aaron Burr book reviews & author details and more at Free delivery on qualified s: Early Life. Aaron Burr was born in Newark, New Jersey, on February 6, , to a long line of English gentry who had been active in politics. Burr's father was a Presbyterian minister and the Born:   From the author of White Trash and The Problem of Democracy, a controversial challenge to the views of the Founding Fathers offered by Ron Chernow and David McCullough Lin-Manuel Miranda's play "Hamilton" has reignited interest in the founding fathers; and it features Aaron Burr among its vibrant cast of characters. With Fallen Founder, Nancy Isenberg plumbs rare and /5(8).

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