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The Fascinating Biography that Took Alexander Hamilton to the Bright Lights of Broadway

Alexander Hamilton’s life is perhaps best known for its end: he was mortally wounded in a duel with political rival Aaron Burr. But his personal life and political achievements are fascinating, impressive, and—until recently—underappreciated. Here is a man who, though featured on our ten-dollar bill, many Americans know little about. I was certainly one of them.

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Ron Chernow, the renowned author of Titan whom the New York Times has called“as elegant an architect of monumental histories as we've seen in decades,”...

Titan: The Life of John D. Rockefeller, Sr. (By Ron Chernow)John D. Rockefeller, Sr.--historys first billionaire and the patriarch of Americas most famous dynasty--is an icon whose true nature has eluded three generations of historians. Now Ron Chernow, the...

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Alexander Hamilton by Ron Chernow (http://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/alexander-hamilton-ron-chernow/1100623161?ean=9780143034759) $18

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21 Steps To Becoming Obsessed With "Hamilton"

21 Steps To Becoming Obsessed With "Hamilton" - I have literally done all of these, plus started reading Ron Chernow's biography. No shame. #Hamilton #musical

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