Hail to the Chiefs : Presidential Mischief, Morals, and Malarkey from George W. to George W.
Publisher: Random House Value Publishing
Binding: Trade Cloth
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.75" long x 1.00" tall
This fun, completely up-to-date compendium presents the highlights and lowlights from the careers of our 43 Chief Executives, from George Washington to George W. Bush. Presidents are actually human beings under the mutton-chop whiskers and behind the bulging waistcoats. Barbara Holland offers anecdotes both endearing and appalling to etch these leaders into our memories. Did you know...? • Franklin Pierce, "the hero of many a well-fought battle," frequently fell off his horse. • Thomas Jefferson invented the pedometer, the dumbwaiter, the lazy Susan, and the swivel chair, and also introduced brussels sprouts to America. • Theodore Roosevelt put prospective Cabinet members and new More...
Barbara Holland is a Virginian and long-time observer of the Washington scene.
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