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Author LinkBerg, A. Scott(Andrew Scott)
Title LinkWilson / A. Scott Berg.
Distribution New York : G.P. Putnam’s Sons, [2013]
Description 818 pages :  illustrations ;  25 cm.
Type of Material Book
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (page 754-758) and index.
Contents Contents: Ascension -- Providence -- Eden -- Sinai -- Reformation -- Advent -- Paul -- Disciples -- Baptism -- Ecclesiastes -- Deliverance -- Armageddon -- Isaiah -- Gethsemane -- Pietà -- Passion -- Pieta -- Resurrection.
Summary A personal and penetrating biography of our 28th president by Pulitzer Prize-winning author A. Scott Berg.
"One hundred years after his inauguration, Woodrow Wilson still stands as one of the most influential figures of the twentieth century, and one of the most enigmatic. And now, after more than a decade of research and writing, Pulitzer Prize-winning author A. Scott Berg has completed Wilson--the most personal and penetrating biography ever written about the 28th President. In addition to the hundreds of thousands of documents in the Wilson Archives, Berg was the first biographer to gain access to two recently-discovered caches of papers belonging to those close to Wilson. From this material, Berg was able to add countless details--even several unknown events--that fill in missing pieces of Wilsons character and cast new light on his entire life. From the scholar-President who ushered the country through its first great world war to the man of intense passion and turbulence , from the idealist determined to make the world safe for democracy to the stroke-crippled leader whose incapacity and the subterfuges around it were among the centurys greatest secrets, the result is an intimate portrait written with a particularly contemporary point of view a book at once magisterial and deeply emotional about the whole of Wilsons life, accomplishments, and failings. This is not just Wilson the icon but Wilson the man" -- from publisher’s web site.
Per.Sub. LinkWilson, Woodrow, 1856-1924.
Subject LinkPresidents -- United States -- Biography.
LinkUnited States -- Politics and government -- 1913-1921.

System Number 000671730
ISBN Link9780399159213 (hbk.)
Link0399159215 (hbk.)

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