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Forty-Four American Boys : Short Histories of Presidential Childhoods
by William Walsh


Overview - From Washington to Trump, these are the stories of each president s childhood told through fragments and quotes appropriated from more than 300 children s books, pop history books and scholarly biographies. Together, it s also the story of boyhood in America, a series of portraits that illustrate how growing-up has changed and the hurdles have shifted.  Read more...

 
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Overview
From Washington to Trump, these are the stories of each president s childhood told through fragments and quotes appropriated from more than 300 children s books, pop history books and scholarly biographies. Together, it s also the story of boyhood in America, a series of portraits that illustrate how growing-up has changed and the hurdles have shifted. From farm boys to aristocrats, these are America s origin stories, the legends of our leaders--a compendium of folklore and facts about the roots of American power."

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9781944853259
  • ISBN-10: 1944853251
  • Publisher: Outpost19
  • Publish Date: February 2017
  • Page Count: 220


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Books > Biography & Autobiography > Presidents & Heads of State
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