Ron Chernow

Ron Chernow
Vital Statistics
 Name: Ronald Chernow
 Country of Origin: United States of America
 Occupations: Historian, Biographer, Journalist
 Specialties: Historical Biography
 Year born: 1949
 Age: 71
 ISNI: 0000 0001 0861 2405
 LCNA: n88268242
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Original Curator: MaryC

Ronald Chernow  is an American writer, journalist, historian, and biographer. He has written bestselling and award-winning biographies of historical figures from the world of business, finance, and American politics.

He won the 2011 Pulitzer Prize for Biography and the 2011 American History Book Prize for his 2010 book Washington: A Life. He is also the recipient of the National Book Award for Nonfiction for his 1990 book The House of Morgan: An American Banking Dynasty and the Rise of Modern Finance.

His biographies of Alexander Hamilton (2004) and John D. Rockefeller (1998) were both nominated for National Book Critics Circle Awards, while the former served as the inspiration for the popular Hamilton musical, for which Chernow worked as a historical consultant.

Another book, The Warburgs: The Twentieth-Century Odyssey of a Remarkable Jewish Family, was honored with the 1993 George S. Eccles Prize for Excellence in Economic Writing. As a freelance journalist, he has written over sixty articles in national publications.

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Grant
Ron Chernow - Grant
The #1 New York Times bestseller. New York Times Book Review 10 Best Books of 2017

Thema Categories: American Civil War Biographies, U.S. Civil War History, United States Presidents
Published in: English
Editions available: 5
Washington: A Life
Ron Chernow - Washington: A Life
A gripping portrait of the first president of the United States from the author of Alexander Hamilton, the New York Times bestselling biography that inspired the musical.

Thema Categories: American Revolution Biographies, Presidents & Heads of State Biographies
Published in: English
Editions available: 5
Alexander Hamilton
Ron Chernow - Alexander Hamilton
The #1 New York Times bestseller, and the inspiration for the hit Broadway musical Hamilton!

Thema Categories: Biographies, Historical Biographies, United States History, Presidents & Heads of State Biographies, American Revolution Biographies
Published in: English
Editions available: 4
Titan: The Life of John D. Rockefeller
Ron Chernow - Titan: The Life of John D. Rockefeller
National Book Critics Circle Award Finalist

Thema Categories: Business Professional's Biographies, Company Business Profiles, Economic history
Published in: English
Editions available: 4
The Death of the Banker: The Decline and Fall of the Great Financial Dynasties and the Triumph of the Small Investor
Ron Chernow - The Death of the Banker
"For anyone interested in the world behind the business-page headlines, this is the book to read." --Publishers Weekly

Thema Categories: Economic history, Banking, Economics, Finance, Business and Management
Published in: English
Editions available: 3
The Warburgs: A Family Saga
Ron Chernow - The Warburgs

Published in: English
Editions available: 2
The House of Morgan: An American Banking Dynasty and the Rise of Modern Finance
Ron Chernow - The House of Morgan
Published to critical acclaim twenty years ago, and now considered a classic, The House of Morgan is the most ambitious history ever written about American finance. It is a rich, panoramic story of four generations of Morgans and the powerful...

Thema Categories: Business Professional's Biographies, Company Business Profiles
Published in: English
Editions available: 5
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