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


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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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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
  • Dimensions: 8 x 5 x 0.6 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.66 pounds


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Books > Biography & Autobiography > Presidents & Heads of State
Books > Biography & Autobiography > Literary Figures

 
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