The definitive biography of the twentieth century's great German-Jewish banking family, from the bestselling, Pulitzer prize-winning author of Alexander Hamilton.
Ron Chernow is the author of Alexander Hamilton, which has sold over 1.5 million copies and inspired the musical Hamilton, and of Grant, a life of the great Civil War general and US President. A graduate of Yale and Cambridge, Chernow's Washington: A Life won the Pulitzer prize in 2011.
'Excellent family history ... A great, and lengthy, saga' The
'Splendid ... Chernow does a wonderful job fleshing out the lives in this family drama' Wall Street Journal.
'Excellent ... An enthralling story, told with a novelist's zest' New York Times.