Alexander Hamilton, Revolutionary

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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.

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About the author

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 Hamilton's original correspondence, playing board games, and spending time with her family. She lives in Seattle, Washington.
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Publisher
Feiwel & Friends
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Published on
Sep 5, 2017
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Pages
384
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ISBN
9781250123206
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Language
English
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Genres
Young Adult Nonfiction / Biography & Autobiography / Political
Young Adult Nonfiction / Biography & Autobiography / Presidents & First Families (U.S.)
Young Adult Nonfiction / History / United States / Colonial & Revolutionary Periods
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