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Fascinating story of first four presidents with condemnation of Alexander Hamilton. Unusual take.Published 4 months ago by dlh
Too much personal opinion and commentary and not enough history. Also, the reader is not crisp in his pronunciation. Read morePublished 14 months ago by KC
I love the Narratives of Empire series by Vidal but I think I will have to read this book again to give it a true review. The first time through I found it to be very dry.Published 18 months ago by jay
If your teacher requires this text, RUN! It is so dry. Some books get interesting after a while, this one does not. Read morePublished on May 7, 2014 by rizzle
You'd think that an historian, especially a distinguished one, would know better than to constantly diverge into politics when writing good history. Read morePublished on September 19, 2013 by Steven Dierks
I was disappointed in this book. It did not have the clarity and focus of other Gore Vidal histories I have read. Read morePublished on August 10, 2013 by robtr1
I enjoy reading books about the founding of America. I thought that was what this book would be. However, he makes the common fatal flaw of interpreting historical figures using... Read morePublished on April 22, 2013 by Texas Patriot