It is well written and very informative.
Whether a high school/college student, history buff, biography fan, you will enjoy reading this condensed biography of our first president.
What Flexner helps us to see is that Washington *became* a great man through a combination of character, luck, and hard work.
The copy of the book I received was in a lot worse condition than I had anticipated!Published 23 days ago by Tv Ramabhadran
Excellent. If you are a history lover or know one, this is a fabulous book.Published 2 months ago by DRC
If there is one book to read about George Washington this is one. I had a copy years ago and someone borrowed it and never returned mine, so it was time to get another to reread... Read morePublished 3 months ago by 2thepoint
I grew up in a time when it was The Thing to snicker at the foibles of our cultural heroes. Washington, for some reason, was a particularly popular target: the cherry tree story... Read morePublished 4 months ago by Eric Messelt
I bought this book for my nephew and did not read it myself, therefore, I cannot rate it on my own behalf. Read morePublished 5 months ago by Jan . Phelps
Flexner, although clearly has put much time and research into this series, revisioned many stories of Washington's life to make him appear as someone he was not. Read morePublished 6 months ago by Josh Glover
I found Flexner's book well researched and highly enlightening. We all think of Washington as the father of our nation, but most are unsure of his personal characteristics, as if... Read morePublished 7 months ago by Chris Gregory
This is the abridged version of that work and necessarily, of course, left me wanting more detail on some of the areas he covered very briefly here. Read morePublished 9 months ago by Kevin in Nevada
Very interesting,well written,and have a hard time putting it down.So many interesting facts that I had no idea were about George Washington. Read morePublished 9 months ago by Dapper Dan