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William Henry Harrison

Author: Gail Collins
Publisher: New York : Times Books/Henry Holt and Co., 2012.
Series: American presidents series (Times Books (Firm))
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"The president who served the shortest term--just a single month--but whose victorious election campaign rewrote the rules for candidates seeking America's highest office"--Jacket.
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Genre/Form: Biographie
Biography
Named Person: William Henry Harrison; William H Harrison; William Henry Harrison
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Gail Collins
ISBN: 9780805091182 0805091181
OCLC Number: 723142704
Description: xviii, 153 pages ; 22 cm.
Contents: To the manor born --
The governor --
Tippecanoe --
The War of 1812 --
Pursuing a post --
The first campaign --
And Tyler, too --
Log cabin and hard cider --
Thirty-one days.
Series Title: American presidents series (Times Books (Firm))
Responsibility: Gail Collins.

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William Henry Harrison died just 31 days after taking the oath of office in 1841. Today he is a curiosity in American history, but as Collins shows in this entertaining and revelatory biography, he  Read more...
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"A surprisingly entertaining biography. . . . [that] tells everything the average reader might want to know about our ninth president. . . . While he accomplished nothing as president, [Harrison's] Read more...

 
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