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- DescriptionMillard Fillmore has been mocked, maligned, or, most cruelly of all, igred by generations of historians--but more! This unbelievable new biography finally rescues the unlucky thirteenth U.S. president from the dustbin of history and shows why a man kwn as a blundering, arrogant, shallow, miserable failure was really our greatest leader. In the first fully researched portrait of Fillmore ever written, the reader can finally come face-to-face with a misunderstood genius. By meticulously extrapolating outrageous conclusions from the most banal and inconclusive of facts, <i>The Remarkable Millard Fillmore </i>reveals the adventures of an unjustly forgotten president. He fought at the Battle of the Alamo! He shepherded slaves to freedom on the Underground Railroad! He discovered gold in California! He wrestled with the emperor of Japan! It is a list of achievements that puts those of Washington and Lincoln completely in the shade. Refusing to be held back by established history or recorded fact, here George Pendle paints an extraordinary portrait of an ordinary man and restores the sparkle to an unfairly tarnished reputation.
- Author BiographyGeorge Pendle is the author of <i>Strange Angel.</i> He has written for <i>The Times, </i><i>The Sunday Times, </i> the <i>Financial Times, </i> and the New York City Department of Parks and Recreation. He lives in New York City.
- Author(s)George Pendle
- PublisherThree Rivers Press (CA)
- Date of Publication10/04/2007
- FormatPaperback / softback
- SubjectBiography: Historical, Political & Military
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintThree Rivers Press (CA)
- Content Noteillustrations
- Weight277 g
- Width157 mm
- Height233 mm
- Spine16 mm
- Format DetailsTrade paperback (US),Unsewn / adhesive bound
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