American Lion Andrew Jackson in the White House

ISBN-10: 0812973461

ISBN-13: 9780812973464

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List price: $29.00
Publisher: Random House Publishing Group
Publication date: 4/30/2009
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 512
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 1.738
Language: English

Jon Meacham was born in Chattanooga, Tennessee on May 20, 1969. He received a degree in English literature at the University of the South. He joined Newsweek as a writer in 1995. Three years later, at the age of 29, he was promoted to managing editor, supervising coverage of politics, international affairs, and breaking news. In 2006, he was promoted to editor at Newsweek. He is currently an executive editor at Random House. He won the Pulitzer Prize for American Lion: Andrew Jackson in the White House in 2009. His other works include Franklin and Winston: An Intimate Portrait of an Epic Friendship, American Gospel: God, the Founding Fathers, and the Making of a Nation. In 2001, he edited Voices in Our Blood: America's Best on the Civil Rights Movement. In 2013 his title Thomas Jefferson: The Art of Power made The New York Times Best Seller List.

A Note on the Text
Principal Characters
Prologue: With the Feelings of a Father The White House, Washington, Winter 1832-33
The Love of Country, Fame and Honor Beginnings to Late 1830
Andy Will Fight His Way in the World
Follow Me and I'll Save You Yet
A Marriage, a Defeat, and a Victory
You Know Best, My Dear
Ladies' Wars Are Always Fierce and Hot
A Busybody Presbyterian Clergyman
My White and Red Children
Major Eaton Has Spoken of Resigning
An Opinion of the President Alone
Liberty and Union, Now and Forever
General Jackson Rules by His Personal Popularity
I Will Die With The Union Late 1830 to 1834
I Have Been Left to Sup Alone
A Mean and Scurvy Piece of Business
Now Let Him Enforce It
The Fury of a Chained Panther
Hurra for the Hickory Tree!
A Dreadful Crisis of Excitement and Violence
The Mad Project of Disunion
We Are Threatened to Have Our Throats Cut
Great Is the Stake Placed in Our Hands
My Mind Is Made Up
He Appeared to Feel as a Father
The People, Sir, Are with Me
We Are in the Midst of a Revolution
The Evening of His Days 1834 to the End
So You Want War
A Dark, Lawless, and Insatiable Ambition!
There Is a Rank Due to the United States Among Nations
The Wretched Victim of a Dreadful Delusion
How Would You Like to Be a Slave?
The Strife About the Next Presidency
Not One Would Have Ever Got Out Alive
I Fear Emily Will Not Recover
The President Will Go Out Triumphantly
The Shock Is Great, and Grief Universal
Epilogue: He Still Lives
Author's Note and Acknowledgments
Illustration Credits
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