American Lion: Andrew Jackson in the White House by Jon Meacham

American Lion: Andrew Jackson in the White House

Jon Meacham

483 pages first pub 2008 (editions)

nonfiction biography history informative reflective slow-paced


The definitive biography of a larger-than-life president who defied norms, divided a nation, and changed Washington foreverAndrew Jackson, his intimate circle of friends, and his tumultuous times are at the heart of this remarkable book about the ...

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