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A Man of Iron: The Turbulent Life and Improbable Presidency of Grover Cleveland (Compact Disc)

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By Troy Senik, Troy Senik (Contribution by), Pete Simonelli (Read by)
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A long-overdue biography of Grover Cleveland--the honest, principled, and plain-spoken president whose country has largely overlooked him.Featuring a wealth of in-depth research and newly uncovered details, A Man of Iron explores the remarkable life and extraordinary career of Grover Cleveland--one of America's most unusual presidents and the only one to serve two non-consecutive terms. Grover Cleveland's political career--a dizzying journey that saw him rise from obscure lawyer to president of the United States in just three years--was marked by contradictions. A politician of uncharacteristic honesty and principle, he was nevertheless dogged by secrets from his personal life. A believer in limited government, he pushed presidential power to its limits to combat a crippling depression, suppress labor unrest, and resist the forces of American imperialism. A headstrong executive who alienated Congress, political bosses, and even his own party, his stubbornness nevertheless became the key to his political appeal. The most successful Democratic politician of his era, he came to be remembered most fondly by Republicans. A fascinating look at a unique man presiding over a transformational era, A Man of Iron is a compelling and vivid biography joining the ranks of presidential classics such as David McCullough's John Adams, Ron Chernow's Grant, and Amity Shlaes's Coolidge

Product Details
ISBN: 9781797142555
ISBN-10: 1797142550
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Audio
Publication Date: September 20th, 2022
Language: English