Fallen Founder: The Life of Aaron Burr

By: Isenberg, Nancy

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An exceptional copy. 2008 Trade Paperback. Lin-Manuel Miranda's play Hamilton has reignited interest in the founding fathers; and it features Aaron Burr among its vibrant cast of characters. With Fallen Founder, Nancy Isenberg plumbs rare and obscure sources to shed new light on everyone's favorite founding villain. The Aaron Burr whom we meet through Isenberg's eye-opening biography is a feminist, an Enlightenment figure on par with Jefferson, a patriot, and—most importantly—a man with powerful enemies in an age of vitriolic political fighting. Revealing the gritty reality of eighteenth-century America, Fallen Founder is the authoritative restoration of a figure who ran afoul of history and a much-needed antidote to the hagiography of the revolutionary era.

Title: Fallen Founder: The Life of Aaron Burr

Author: Isenberg, Nancy

Categories: Political,

Publisher: Penguin: 2008

ISBN Number: 0143113712

ISBN Number 13: 9780143113713

Binding: Trade Paperback

Book Condition: Near Fine

Seller ID: 2259916