Hamilton by Tony Williams audiobook

Hamilton: An American Biography

By Tony Williams
Read by Peter Berkrot

Tantor Audio 9781538100172
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The award-winning, smash Broadway hit Hamilton: An American Musical continues to captivate sold-out audiences and has sparked unprecedented interest in its historical protagonist. In Hamilton: An American Biography, Tony Williams provides listeners with a concise biography that traces the events and values that enabled Hamilton to rise from his youth as a dispossessed orphan to Revolutionary War hero and Founding Father, a life uniquely shaped by America and who, in turn, contributed to the creation of the American regime of liberty and self-government. He was one of key leaders in the American Revolution, a chief architect of America's constitutional order of self-government, and the key figure in Washington's administration creating the institutions that governed America. Williams expertly weaves together biography with historical events to place Hamilton as one of the most important founding fathers. For listeners just discovering Hamilton for the first time or those with an insatiable appetite for books on the Founders and the American Founding, Hamilton: An American Biography will shed new light on this American icon now experiencing a remarkable second act.

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The award-winning, smash Broadway hit Hamilton: An American Musical continues to captivate sold-out audiences and has sparked unprecedented interest in its historical protagonist. In Hamilton: An American Biography, Tony Williams provides listeners with a concise biography that traces the events and values that enabled Hamilton to rise from his youth as a dispossessed orphan to Revolutionary War hero and Founding Father, a life uniquely shaped by America and who, in turn, contributed to the creation of the American regime of liberty and self-government. He was one of key leaders in the American Revolution, a chief architect of America's constitutional order of self-government, and the key figure in Washington's administration creating the institutions that governed America. Williams expertly weaves together biography with historical events to place Hamilton as one of the most important founding fathers. For listeners just discovering Hamilton for the first time or those with an insatiable appetite for books on the Founders and the American Founding, Hamilton: An American Biography will shed new light on this American icon now experiencing a remarkable second act.

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

In Hamilton: An American Biography Williams expertly weaves together biography with historical events to place Hamilton as one of the most important founding fathers. Midwest Book Review
“An erudite but accessible biography…A clear and succinct case for Hamilton’s continued relevance in the twenty-first century United States.” Edward G. Lengel, author of General George Washington

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Author Bio: Tony Williams

Author Bio: Tony Williams

Tony Williams is the author or coauthor of five books of colonial and Revolutionary history. He resides in Williamsburg, VA.

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Available Formats : Digital Download, CD, MP3 CD
Category: Nonfiction/History
Runtime: 6.46
Audience: Adult
Language: English