This book examines the family life and career of George Washington, the first American president, also discussing myths and legends, monuments to Washington, and Mount Vernon.
This portrait brings the country’s first president vividly to life through splendid paintings illustrating Washington’s progress from boyhood to father of a nation. The potrait that emerges of George Washington is of a gentle, fair-minded man whose strength as a leader in the American Revolution, and then as the country’s first president, helped shape the democracy we know today.
"The appealingly informal text is laced with engaging details." — Publishers Weekly
Autobiography and Biography,
Biography and Autobiography,