Books by Ron Chernow and Complete Book Reviews

Ron Chernow, read by Scott Brick, Penguin Audio, unabridged, 33 CDs, 42 hrs., $59.95 ISBN 978-0-14-242833-7
An unabridged edition of Chernow's acclaimed biography of America's patriarch, on its face may not seem an obvious selection for general audiobook listeners who are not avid history buffs, but Scott Brick's talented performance makes the hours fly...
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Ron Chernow. Penguin Press, $40 (1,104p) ISBN 978-1-59420-487-6
Acclaimed biographer Chernow, winner of a Pulitzer Prize for Washington: A Life, entertains in this informative whopper as he upends the long-held view of Ulysses S. Grant (1822–1885) as a lumbering general and incompetent president. An unhappy Army
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Ron Chernow, Author Simon & Schuster $20 (0p) ISBN 978-0-671-73400-8
J. P. Morgan Sr.'s close relationship with Teddy Roosevelt; his son Jack Morgan's clientele of governments, finance ministers and central banks; and the Morgan realm's split under New Deal legislation are examined in detail in this National Book...
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Ron Chernow, Penguin, $40.00 (904p) ISBN 9781594202667
In his introduction, veteran biographer Chernow is clear about his goals. Using the recent "explosion of research," he wants to render George Washington "real" and "credible," to replace "frosty respect" with "visceral appreciation." In many...
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Ron Chernow, Author Vintage Books USA $24 (880p) ISBN 978-0-679-74359-0
The rich, sprawling story of 400 years of a German-Jewish banking family by the author of The House of Morgan . (Aug.)
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Ron Chernow, Author Vintage Books USA $13.95 (144p) ISBN 978-0-375-70037-8
Chernow, author of The Warburgs and the National Book Award-winning The House of Morgan, strays somewhat from his trademark biographies in this trio of essays. True, two essays, ""J. Pierpont Morgan"" and ""The Warburgs,"" revisit past scholarship,...
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Ron Chernow, Author Random House Inc $30 (800p) ISBN 978-0-679-43808-3
Nearly 98 at his death in 1937, Rockefeller had retired in 1896 to be ""the Lord's fiduciary"" and gave his money away. Chernow, biographer of the Warburgs and the Morgans, has his finest subject in Rockefeller, and is able to furnish anecdotes...
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Ron Chernow, Author Random House (NY) $30 (820p) ISBN 978-0-679-41823-8
In chronicling ``the oldest continuously active banking family in the world,'' Chernow ( The House of Morgan ) tells a rich, sprawling story of personality, commerce and history. From their origins as 16th-Century ``Court Jews'' in North Germany,...
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Ron Chernow, Author . Penguin Press $35 (832p) ISBN 978-1-59420-009-0
After hulking works on J.P. Morgan, the Warburgs and John D. Rockefeller, what other grandee of American finance was left for Chernow's overflowing pen than the one who puts the others in the shade? Alexander Hamilton (1755–1804) created...
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