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Meacham, Jon.

Summary: From Pulitzer Prize winner and #1 New York Times best selling author Jon Meacham comes a sweeping yet intimate biography of George H. W. Bush. Based on rigorous research, hours of private interviews, and extraordinary access to Bush's diaries and to his family, this paints a vivid and affecting portrait of the distinctive American life of a man from the Greatest Generation.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Books on Tape 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 921 BUSH, GEORGE H.W. Mea

Meacham, Jon

Summary: From Pulitzer Prize winner and #1 New York Times best selling author Jon Meacham comes a sweeping yet intimate biography of George H. W. Bush. Based on rigorous research, hours of private interviews, and extraordinary access to Bush's diaries and to his family, this paints a vivid and affecting portrait of the distinctive American life of a man from the Greatest Generation.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA 921 BUSH, GEORGE H.W. Mea

Meacham, Jon.

Summary: Author Meacham tells the human story of how the Founding Fathers viewed faith, and how they ultimately created a nation in which belief in God is a matter of choice. At a time when our country seems divided by extremism, this book draws on the past to offer a new perspective. Meacham re-creates the history of a nation grappling with religion and politics--from John Winthrop's "city on a hill"...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2006

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 322.1 MEA

Meacham, Jon.

Summary: "Advance praise for Destiny and Power: 'Altogether fair, insightful. A portrait made especially compelling by the author's remarkable access to Bush's private White House diaries. This is a timely, first-rate book!'--David McCullough; 'What a spectacular and moving portrait this is--not only of a remarkably classy man but of the era that shaped him! It is hard to imagine a biographer more...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 BUSH, GEORGE H.W. MEA

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: 921 Bush 2015

Meacham, Jon

2 holds on 4 copies

Summary: "The current climate of partisan fury is not new, and in The Soul of America, Meacham shows us how what Lincoln called the "better angels of our nature" have won the day. Painting surprising portraits of Presidents, including Abraham Lincoln, Theodore Roosevelt, Ulysses S. Grant, Woodrow Wilson, Franklin D. Roosevelt, Harry S. Truman, Dwight Eisenhower, Lyndon B. Johnson, and others, and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2018

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 973 MEA

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973 MEA

Meacham, Jon.

Summary: Jon Meacham tells the human story of how the Founding Fathers viewed faith, and how they ultimately created a nation in which belief in God is a matter of choice. As Meacham shows, faith - meaning a belief in a higher power, and the sense that we are God's chosen people - has always been at the heart of our national experience, from Jamestown to the Constitutional Convention to the Civil Rights...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Audio 2006

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 322.1 Mea

Meacham, Jon.

Summary: A thought-provoking study of Andrew Jackson chronicles the life and career of a self-made man who went on to become a military hero and seventh president of the United States, critically analyzing Jackson's seminal role during a turbulent era in history, the political crises and personal upheaval that surrounded him, and his legacy for the modern presidency.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2008

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: 921 Jackson 2008

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: 975.5 Mea

Meacham, Jon.

Summary: Andrew Jackson, his intimate circle of friends, and his tumultuous times are at the heart of this remarkable book about the man who rose from nothing to create the modern presidency. Beloved and hated, venerated and reviled, Andrew Jackson was an orphan who fought his way to the pinnacle of power, bending the nation to his will in the cause of democracy. Jackson’s election in 1828 ushered in a...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Books on Tape 2008

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Meacham, Jon.

Summary: "Thomas Jefferson: The Art of Power" gives readers Jefferson the politician and president, a great and complex human being forever engaged in the wars of his era. Philosophers think; politicians maneuver. Jefferson's genius was that he was both and could do both, often simultaneously, catapulting him into becoming the most successful political leader of the early republic, and perhaps in all of...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Audio 2012

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD B JEFFERSON

Meacham, Jon.

Summary: In this magnificent biography, the Pulitzer Prize--winning author of American Lion and Franklin and Winston brings vividly to life an extraordinary man and his remarkable times. Thomas Jefferson: The Art of Power gives us Jefferson the politician and president, a great and complex human being forever engaged in the wars of his era. Philosophers think; politicians maneuver. Jefferson's...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Publishing Group 2012

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Meacham, Jon.

Summary: "Thomas Jefferson: The Art of Power" gives readers Jefferson the politician and president, a great and complex human being forever engaged in the wars of his era. Philosophers think; politicians maneuver. Jefferson's genius was that he was both and could do both, often simultaneously, catapulting him into becoming the most successful political leader of the early republic, and perhaps in all of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Large Print 2012

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 921 JEF

Meacham, Jon.

Summary: "Thomas Jefferson: The Art of Power" gives readers Jefferson the politician and president, a great and complex human being forever engaged in the wars of his era. Philosophers think; politicians maneuver. Jefferson's genius was that he was both and could do both, often simultaneously, catapulting him into becoming the most successful political leader of the early republic, and perhaps in all of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2012

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: 921 JEF

Meacham, Jon

Summary: The noted historian and popular country music artist celebrate America and the music that inspired people and illuminated eras, providing historical context for songs from the Revolutionary War to the present.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 782.42 MEA
1 available in Browsing Hot Titles, Call number: HOT TITLE

Meacham, Jon

Summary: Pulitzer Prize-winning author Jon Meacham helps us understand the present moment in American politics and life by looking back at critical times in our history when hope overcame division and fear.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Books on Tape 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 973 MEA

Meacham, Jon.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2003

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.53 MEA

Meacham, Jon.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Audio 2003

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 940.53 MEA

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2001

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.0496 VOI