Cleaning house physically, emotionally, and mentally.

T is for Truman

I am participating in the A-to-Z Challenge again this year. My theme is My Favorite Books. Most of the books I will be posting about, I have read more than once. After all, they are my favorites.

T is for Truman by David McCullough.
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This biography of Harry S Truman was published in 1992. Its detail from birth through death led to the 1993 Pulitzer Prize for the author.

I love biography and McCullough is a favorite writer. I have also read his Mornings on Horseback, about the childhood of Theodore Roosevelt. His work on John Adams is exceptional and it won the 2002 Pulitzer Prize.

But I like Truman the best because he could be a neighbor. The book captured his down-home personality, mixed with his strong beliefs.

Treat yourself and read about the man who made the decision to unleash the atomic bombs on Japan to end World War II.

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Comments on: "T is for Truman" (2)

  1. Love the McCullough books–he has such a depth of understanding his biographies.
    Truman was a Missouri man, so he had to be great.
    Over here from the A to Z.

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