Alexander Hamilton, Revolutionary by Martha BrockenbroughAlexander Hamilton, Revolutionary by Martha Brockenbrough

Alexander Hamilton, Revolutionary

byMartha Brockenbrough

Hardcover | September 5, 2017

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Complex, passionate, brilliant, flawed-Alexander Hamilton comes alive in this exciting biography.

He was born out of wedlock on a small island in the West Indies and orphaned as a teenager. From those inauspicious circumstances, he rose to a position of power and influence in colonial America.

Discover this founding father's incredible true story: his brilliant scholarship and military career; his groundbreaking and enduring policy, which shapes American government today; his salacious and scandalous personal life; his heartrending end.

Richly informed by Hamilton's own writing, with archival artwork and new illustrations, this is an in-depth biography of an extraordinary man.

Martha Brockenbrough draws on her diverse experience in journalism, research, nonfiction, and literary teen fiction to bring Alexander Hamilton to life. A powerful storyteller and narrative voice, Brockenbrough is the author of the critically acclaimed YA novels The Game of Love and Death and Devine Intervention. She enjoys reading Ham...
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Title:Alexander Hamilton, RevolutionaryFormat:HardcoverDimensions:384 pages, 9.44 × 6.5 × 1.31 inPublished:September 5, 2017Publisher:Feiwel & FriendsLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1250123194

ISBN - 13:9781250123190

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"A highly enjoyable, well-researched biography of Alexander Hamilton that both applauds his significant accomplishments and highlights his flaws." -School Library Journal, starred review, on Alexander Hamilton, Revolutionary"Brockenbrough's ambitious and impressively researched project gives equal weight to Alexander Hamilton's personal and professional lives and to the history of the founding and early years of the United States." -Publishers Weekly on on Alexander Hamilton, Revolutionary"The musical Hamilton has unleashed a crop of young Hamiltonians on the world, but where are they to go if they're looking for some biographical expansion without tackling Ron Chernow's adult work? Brockenbrough . . . comes to the rescue with this lively and affectionate treatment of the subject." -The Bulletin on Alexander Hamilton, Revolutionary"Hamilton's life is an inspiration, a fact that Brockenbrough captures nicely in a well-written biography . . . Expect wide reader interest." -Booklist on Alexander Hamilton, Revolutionary"Haunting and masterfully orchestrated." -Kirkus Reviews, starred review, on The Game of Love and Death"Inventive and affecting." -Publishers Weekly, starred review, on The Game of Love and Death"Breathtaking prose." -Booklist, starred review, on The Game of Love and Death"Frequently hysterical . . . devastatingly honest writing that surprises with its occasional beauty and hits home with the keenness of its insight." -Kirkus Reviews, starred review, on Devine Intervention