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Jon Meacham

Biography

Jon Meacham

Jon Meacham received the Pulitzer Prize for his 2008 biography of Andrew Jackson, AMERICAN LION. An executive editor at Random House, he is also the author of the New York Times bestsellers THOMAS JEFFERSON: The Art of Power, AMERICAN GOSPEL and FRANKLIN AND WINSTON. Meacham, who teaches at Vanderbilt University and at The University of the South, is a fellow of the Society of American Historians. He lives in Nashville and in Sewanee with his wife and children.

Jon Meacham

Books by Jon Meacham

by Jon Meacham - Biography, Nonfiction, Politics

Drawing on President Bush’s personal diaries, the diaries of his wife, Barbara, and extraordinary access to the 41st president and his family, Jon Meacham paints an intimate and surprising portrait of an intensely private man who led the nation through tumultuous times. From the Oval Office to Camp David, from his study in the private quarters of the White House to Air Force One, from the fall of the Berlin Wall to the first Gulf War to the end of Communism, DESTINY AND POWER charts the thoughts, decisions and emotions of a modern president who may have been the last of his kind.

written by Jon Meacham, read by Edward Herrmann - Audiobook, Biography, History, Nonfiction

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 genius was that he was both and could do both, often simultaneously. Such is the art of power.

by Jon Meacham - Biography, History, Nonfiction, Politics

The Pulitzer Prize–winning author of AMERICAN LION and FRANKLIN AND WINSTON brings vividly to life an extraordinary man and his remarkable times. THE ART OF POWER gives us Thomas 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. Such is the art of power.