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This suggested book by Michael Korda was informative and very interesting to read without being boring.
A number of Union officers either did not have Grant's mindset and/or didn't belong leading troops, particularly not against Robert E. Lee.
Michael Korda's short biography of Ulysses Grant is the best book on the persona of Grant that has been my pleasure to read.
This is a perfect introduction to Grant, for those who don't have time to read the General's own memoirs, or one of the excellent long biographies of him. Read morePublished 2 months ago by David Avallone
Anyone who is interested in the Civil War needs to know and understand the excellence of Grant's leadership. Read morePublished 3 months ago by The Mallard
The year Grant went to West Point. The author claims at that time the US had only fought Great Britain. Actually the US army had fought the Mexicans over the Alamo in 1836. Read morePublished 4 months ago by Man of truth
In this 2005 work, British author and historian Michael Korda turns his attention to that now nearly forgotten American Hero, Ulysses S. Grant. Read morePublished 4 months ago by Kurt A. Johnson
Excellent short book on Grant. Author covered Grant's life as a story. I will get other books in this series.Published 4 months ago by M. Sutherland
I admit to being rather ignorant of Grant's life aside from a few anecdotes I read about him in a few Civil War history books. Read morePublished 6 months ago by Erez Davidi
After visiting the Ulysses S. Grant home in Galena, IL., I wanted to know more about President Grant without committing to a extremely lengthy read. Read morePublished 7 months ago by Kent Douglas
This book was concise, with interesting historical and anecdotal information. I have read other books in this series and enjoy the format!Published 11 months ago by Alison Del Vecchio
A terrific biography of Grant providing the reader with information not commonly known. Author Korda made it an enjoyable read for me.Published 12 months ago by Judith Feneley