If you know anyone who likes to read about early American history this book should satisfy them.
He backtracked and zig-zagged to provide context to his principal narrative to such an extent that there was no real "story" to follow.
I thought the book was well written and the author has an entertaining style that is easy to read.
I really like this bookseller. They are quick, efficient, reasonably priced and customer oriented. This is interesting to any history buff about the Louisiana Purchase.Published 5 months ago by mary morris
Very enjoyable reading. While I read history almost exclusively, have not read much about this time period. Found the story fascinating. Read morePublished 12 months ago by eism
You think you know this story but how it happened and the strategic importance to what would become Amertica is excellently toldPublished 13 months ago by CT Howlett Jr
I like history and enjoyed reading this. It's laid out well and is an easy read. If you know anyone who likes to read about early American history this book should satisfy them.Published 22 months ago by Mike
studying the louisanna purchase in school i needed more insight of how jefferson got the deal done and this book was a great read explaining how it all went downPublished on September 13, 2012 by Tom Brooks
The Louisiana Purchase was more involved than the "Napoleon plopped it in Jefferson's lap" history bite we all learned. Read morePublished on February 25, 2012 by Booklady
a very easy and quick read that highlights US diplomacy and how diplomats interact on the global stages with lessons to be learned for today.Published on February 10, 2011 by Jose
This book describes the background and the details of the Louisiana Purchase. The personalities, their ambitions, frustrations, successes and disappointments are woven into the... Read morePublished on July 14, 2010 by Olga
Charles Cerami's work of diplomatic history, "Jefferson's Great Gamble, The Remarkable Story of Jefferson, Napoleon, and the Men behind the Louisiana Purchase" is a fine piece that... Read morePublished on August 18, 2009 by Cody Carlson