Fallen Founder

The Life of Aaron Burr

by Nancy Isenberg

Hardcover, 540 pages, Penguin Group USA, List Price: $29.95 | purchase

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Fallen Founder
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The Life of Aaron Burr
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Challenges popular beliefs about the Revolutionary era figure, revealing how Alexander Hamilton subverted Burr's career through a slanderous letter-writing campaign, in a portrait that presents evidence of Burr's political talents and dedicated patriotism.