Alexander Hamilton: the Outsider

By | June 24, 2017
Alexander Hamilton: the Outsider Author Jean Fritz
ISBN-10 0142419869
ISBN-13 9780142419861
Year 2012-01-19
Pages 144
Language English
Publisher Puffin Books
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Award winning biographer Jean Fritz brings one of America s favorite Founding Fathers to life Most people know that Alexander Hamilton was killed in a duel with Aaron Burr and that his face is on the ten dollar bill But he was much more than that and here acclaimed biographer Jean Fritz explores all facets of his life Born in the West Indies Hamilton arrived in New York as an outsider He fought in the Revolution and became Washington s most valuable aide de camp He was there for the writing of the Constitution and became the first Secretary of the Treasury Fritz s talent for bringing historical figures to life shines as she shares her fascination with this man of action who was honorable ambitious and fiercely loyal to his adopted country

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