The bestselling life of one of America's founding fathers, Alexander Hamilton, which became the basis for the hugely successful Broadway show Hamilton.
Ron Chernow is the Pulitzer prize-winning author of Washington: A Life (2011). Alexander Hamilton and Titan: The Life of John D. Rockefeller, Sr., were both nominated for the National Book Critics Circle Award in biography. Chernow lives in New York.
'A mammoth work of research that charted the course of Hamilton's
dazzling career and the dark controversies that accompanied it' *
'A magnificent biography' * Spectator *
'An elegantly written, richly detailed account of Hamilton's tempestuous life' * The Times *
'Nobody has captured Hamilton better than Chernow' * New York Times Book Review *
'Chernow charts his way through Hamilton's hectic life, and the tumultuous times in which he lived, with aplomb' * Military History Monthly *
'That biography is incredible. It out-Dickenses Charles Dickens' -- Lin-Manuel Miranda
'A brilliant recreation of the society and culture of the time: thoughtful and playful, moving and powerful' -- Michael Gove