This is a marvelous, profound and entertaining biography with modern purpose.
If you are interested in American history, constitutional history, the founding fathers, or just great stories - then this is the book for you!
The descriptions of the debates at the constitutional convention make you feel like you were there.
This great legal mind was a founding father of state's rights. He was a defense lawyer of the highest degree of passion. This is a historical gem, so glad or was written. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Mimi Coffey
and maybe one or two more are well known. But there are many more very important founding fathers we need to remember. Read morePublished 5 months ago by avidreader
Too many facts and not enough story. Poorly written from that standpoint. I could not finish it and kept falling asleep.Published 17 months ago by Flamo
Although quirky and non-traditional I liked this biog of LM, written by an avowed fan of Anti-federalism, whose biases at times shine through the prose too brightly. Read morePublished on April 30, 2012 by Historian
Mr. Kauffman's little book informs the people of what went wrong with this country. The Anti- Federalists were right, the constitution was dangerous and corruptable. Read morePublished on June 15, 2011 by CSArock
Too often, history (as a subject) gets a bad reputation because many associate it with a boring recitation of names, dates, and places that was endured in high school. Read morePublished on March 18, 2011 by Michael Lima
Mr Kauffman's Luther Martin seems less a biography of the eccentric Mr. Martin than an excuse for an "I told you so" manifesto of Kauffman's own politics. Read morePublished on February 24, 2011 by VA Duck