Personal Memoirs Of U.s. Grant

by Ulysses S. Grant

On Sale: 10/15/2013

Personal Memoirs Of U.s. Grant

by Ulysses S. Grant

On Sale: 10/15/2013

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About the Book

Completed a short time before his death in 1885, the Personal Memoirs of Ulysses S. Grant is recognized today as one of the most significant American military memoirs of all time. In an honest and intelligent voice, the celebrated Civil War general and former President offers a detailed and intimate telling of the events of the Mexican-American war, and the American Civil War and his role within it as a Union General.

At the time of its publication, the Personal Memoirs of Ulysses S. Grant was an instant success—a result of the marketing efforts of Mark Twain, Grant’s publisher and personal friend. In an attempt to assist the Grant family in recovering some of the fortune lost when Grant was defrauded of his estate, Twain created a national marketing campaign that used Civil War veterans as booksellers. The resulting sales of over 350,000 copies allowed the Grant estate to be successfully reestablished and the Memoirs themselves to be recognized within the canon of American non-fiction.

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Product Details

  • ISBN: 9781443428989
  • ISBN 10: 1443428981
  • Imprint: HarperTorch
  • On Sale: 10/15/2013
  • Pages: 544
  • List Price:4.99 CAD
  • BISAC1 : BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Military

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