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Award Winning Books by
RON CHERNOW

Washington: A Life by Ron Chernow
194 reviews (2010) (904p) (PP Bio) (ALA Non)
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From National Book Award winner Ron Chernow, a landmark biography of George Washington.

In Washington: A Life celebrated biographer Ron Chernow provides a richly nuanced portrait of the father of our nation. With a breadth and depth matched by no other one-volume life of Washington, this crisply paced narrative carries the reader...
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Alexander Hamilton by Ron Chernow
711 reviews (2004) (832p) (NBCCA Bio) (NYTimes Non) (Amazon Dec EBio) (ALA Non) (Amazon Dec CBio) (Amazon 04 C50) (Amazon 04 E50)
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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," vividly re-creates the whole sweep of Alexander Hamilton's turbulent life—his exotic, brutal upbringing; his titanic feuds with celebrated rivals; his pivotal role in defining the shape of the federal government and the...
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Titan: The Life of John D. Rockefeller, Sr. by Ron Chernow
54 reviews (1998) (768p) (NYTimes Non) (ALA Non)
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 John D. Rockefeller, Sr.--history's first billionaire and the patriarch of America's most famous dynasty--is an icon whose true nature has eluded three generations of historians. Now Ron Chernow, the National Book Award-winning biographer of the Morgan and Warburg banking families, gives us a history of the mogul "etched with uncommon objectivity and literary grace . . . as detailed, balanced, and...
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The Warburgs: The Twentieth-Century Odyssey of a Remarkable Jewish Family by Ron Chernow
18 reviews (1993) (880p) (ALA Non)
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 Bankers, philanthropists, scholars, socialites, artists, and politicians, the Warburgs stood at the pinnacle of German (and, later, of German-American) Jewry. They forged economic dynasties, built mansions and estates, assembled libraries, endowed charities, and advised a German kaiser and two American presidents. But their very success made the Warburgs lightning rods for anti-Semitism, and their...
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Ron Chernow Award Stats
Major Prize* Nominations 6  
Unique Books Nominated for a Major Prize* 4  
Pulitzer Prize Wins 1 Washington: A Life ·  
Pulitzer Prize Nominations 1 Washington: A Life ·  
National Book Critics Circle Award Wins 0  
National Book Critics Circle Award Nominations 1 Alexander Hamilton ·  
National Book Award Wins 0  
National Book Award Nominations 0  
Man Booker Prize Wins 0  
Man Booker Prize Nominations 0  
PEN/Faulkner Award Wins 0  
PEN/Faulkner Award Nominations 0  

*Major Prize = Pulitzer Prize, National Book Critics Circle Award, National Book Award, Man Booker Prize, and PEN/Faulkner Award

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