The Last Founding Father: James Monroe and a Nation's Call to Greatness
Publish Date: 2010-09-28
Author: Harlow Giles Unger
In this compelling biography, award-winning author Harlow Giles Unger reveals the epic story of James Monroe (17581831)the last of America's Founding Fatherswho transformed a small, fragile nation beset by enemies into a powerful empire stretching from sea to shining sea. Like David McCullough's John Adams and Jon Meacham's American Lion, The Last Founding Father is both a superb read and stellar scholarshipaction-filled history in the grand tradition.