By (author) William S. McFeely
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Grant by William S. McFeely
Book DescriptionThe seminal biography of one of America's towering, enigmatic figures. From his boyhood in Ohio to the battlefields of the Civil War and his presidency during the crucial years of Reconstruction, this Pulitzer Prize-winning biography traces the entire arc of Grant's life (1822-1885). "A moving and convincing portrait...profound understanding of the man as well as his period and his country."-C. Vann Woodward, New York Review of Books "Clearsightedness, along with McFeely's unfailing intelligence and his existential sympathy...informs his entire biography."-Justin Kaplan, The New Republic
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780393323948
(234mm x 155mm x 30mm)
Imprint: WW Norton & Co
Publisher: WW Norton & Co
Publish Date: 14-Jan-2003
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author William S. McFeely
Portrait, Paperback (February 2008)
"Provocative... McFeely sensitively chronicles the maturation of this enigmatic Philadelphian."-Matthew Price, New York Times Book Review
Ulysses S. Grant, Hardback (January 2004)
A pictorial biography by a Pulitzer Prize-winning historian that presents Ulysses S. Grant in new and fascinating ways.
Strange Career of Jim Crow, Paperback (September 2002)
This is a commemorative edition for C. Vann Woodward, who died in December 1999, of his classic work on the history of segregation and American race relations. Pulitzer-Prize winning biographer and former Woodward student, William McFeely contributes a special afterword to discuss how Strange Career achieved its own significance as part of history.
Allies for Freedom & Blacks on John Brown, Paperback (January 2001)» View all books by William S. McFeely
One of the most compelling figures in American history-John Brown-as portrayed in two classic works by a renowned African-American historian, with a new introduction
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Author Biography - William S. McFeely
William S. McFeely is Abraham Baldwin Professor of the Humanities, Emeritus, at the University of Georgia. He is the author of Yankee Stepfather: General O. O. Howard and the Freedmen; Grant: A Biography, for which he was awarded the Pulitzer Prize and the Parkman Prize; Frederick Douglass, which received the Lincoln Prize; Sapelo's People: A Long Walk into Freedom; and Proximity to Death.
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