James Madison: A Life Reconsidered

James Madison: A Life Reconsidered

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A major new biography of the fourth president of the United States by New York Times bestselling author Lynne Cheney

This majestic new biography of James Madison explores the astonishing story of a man of vaunted modesty who audaciously changed the world. Among the Founding Fathers, Madison was a true genius of the early republic.

Outwardly reserved, Madison was the intellectual driving force behind the Constitution and crucial to its ratification. His visionary… (more)

Editorial reviews (2 reviews)


Cheney might have written a book that made Madison a prop in today’s political battles. She did not, which is greatly to her credit and true to the life of the man.

Cheney’s biography is lucidly written (her description of the Madisons’ actions during the burning of the buildings in the capital in 1814 is especially dramatic), and she clearly brings to life the character and personality of Madison.

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Book Details  


Publisher: Viking Adult (May 06, 2014)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 608 pages

File size: 11.6 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English


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