Ulysses S. Grant: The Unlikely Hero
Mr. Korda, who served in the British armed forces, argued that Ulysses S. Grant was a military genius and underrated president whose unassuming but determined demeanor made him an unlikely but uniquely American hero. After the discussion, the author answered questions from the audience.
Michael Korda, editor in chief of Simon and Schuster, discussed his biography Ulysses S. Grant: The Unlikely Hero, about the Civil War general and U.S. president. The book was written for the new “Eminent Lives” series of short biographies published by HarperCollins and Atlas Books.
Mr. Korda, who served in the British armed forces, argued that Ulysses S. Grant was a military genius and underrated president whose unassuming but determined demeanor made him an unlikely but uniquely American hero. After the discussion, the author answered questions from the audience. close
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