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Author McCullough, David G., author

Title Truman / David McCullough
Published New York : Simon & Schuster, [1992]


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Description 1117 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents Son of the middle border: Blue River country -- Model boy -- Way of the farmer -- Soldier -- Politician: Try, try again -- Senator from Pendergast -- Patriot -- Numbered days -- To the best of my ability: Moon, the stars, and all the planets -- Summer of decision -- Mr. President: Buck stops here -- Turning point -- Heat in the kitchen -- Fighting chance -- Weight of the world: Iron man -- Commander in chief -- Final days -- Back home: Citizen Truman
Summary Drawing on newly discovered archival material and extensive interviews with Truman's own family, friends, and Washington colleagues, McCullough tells the deeply moving story of the seemingly ordinary "man from Missouri" who was perhaps the most courageous president in our history
Analysis Biography
Harry S Truman
Overseas item
United States
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 1058-1082) and index
Notes Pulitzer Prize, Biography, 1993
Society of American Historians Francis Parkman Prize, 1993
Subject Truman, Harry S., 1884-1972.
Truman, Harry S., 1884-1972.
Presidents -- United States -- Biography.
Genre/Form Biographies.
Author McCullough, David G.
LC no. 92005245
ISBN 0671456547
0671869205 (paperback)
9780671869205 (paperback)