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Craig Shirley

Biography

Craig Shirley

Craig Shirley is an American author, lecturer, historian and public affairs consultant. He has written four bestsellers on Ronald Reagan. Born and raised in Syracuse, New York, Shirley earned a degree in History and Political Science from Springfield College.

Craig Shirley

Books by Craig Shirley

by Craig Shirley - Autobiography, Biography, History, Motherhood, Nonfiction, Politics, Women's History

Stubborn, aristocratic Mary Ball Washington was entrenched in the Old World ways of her ancestors, dismissing the American experiment even as her son led the successful rebellion against the crown. During his youth, ambitious George dove into the hard-scrabble work of a surveyor and rose through the ranks of the fledgling colonial army, even as his overprotective mother tried to discourage these efforts.