Pinterest • The world’s catalogue of ideas
from Off the Shelf

The Fascinating Biography that Took Alexander Hamilton to the Bright Lights of Broadway

Alexander Hamilton’s life is perhaps best known for its end: he was mortally wounded in a duel with political rival Aaron Burr. But his personal life and political achievements are fascinating, impressive, and—until recently—underappreciated. Here is a man who, though featured on our ten-dollar bill, many Americans know little about. I was certainly one of them.

782
83

Hamilton biographer Ron Chernow concludes that while no relationship can be conclusively proven, he is led to believe that Hamilton had "at the very least" an "adolescent crush" on Laurens. Chernow also states that "Hamilton did not form friendships easily and never again revealed his interior life to another man as he had to Laurens. After the death of John Laurens, Hamilton shut off some compartment of his emotions and never reopened it." #Hamilton

28
20

Titan: The Life of John D. Rockefeller, Sr. (By Ron Chernow)John D. Rockefeller, Sr.--historys first billionaire and the patriarch of Americas most famous dynasty--is an icon whose true nature has eluded three generations of historians. Now Ron Chernow, the...

9

From the Broadway Backgrounds blog. So lovely. <3

808
178
1

Hamilton Paperback Book By Ron Chernow

10

Washington: A Life by Ron Chernow http://www.amazon.com/dp/0143119966/ref=cm_sw_r_pi_dp_NRGuxb1KY5N4F

8
from PenguinRandomhouse.com

Alexander Hamilton by Ron Chernow

Alexander Hamilton by Ron Chernow | PenguinRandomHouse.com Amazing book I had to share from Penguin Random House

7
from nytimes.com

The American Revolutionary

Hamilton: The American Revolutionary - The New York Times (on Broadway)

103
33

(bless madison forever)

604
290