American Caesars: Lives of the US Presidents, from Franklin D. Roosevelt to George W. Bush

Nigel Hamilton

Format: Paperback / softback

Publisher: Vintage Publishing

Published: 07-07-2011

£14.99

The twentieth century has been called ‘the American Century’. And who were these men in their private lives?Compulsively readable, packed with unforgettable characters as well as stories, lessons and revelations, American Caears is essential reading for our times.

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Description

The twentieth century has been called ‘the American Century’. Not since the days of the Roman emperors has there been such a succession of rulers holding the fate of the world in their hands. Now, award-winning biographer Nigel Hamilton gives us the lives of the twelve men, from Franklin D. Roosevelt to George W. Bush, who presided over America’s imperial fortunes – the good, the bad and the truly awful.How did these American Caesars reach the White House? What were the challenges they faced when they got there and how did they meet them? And who were these men in their private lives?Compulsively readable, packed with unforgettable characters as well as stories, lessons and revelations, American Caears is essential reading for our times.

Additional information

Weight 0.439 kg
Dimensions 38 × 129 × 198 mm
Page Count 608