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Originally established in 1917 by provisions in the will of Joseph Pulitzer, the Pulitzer Prize is a yearly award for achievements in writing and music over 21 categories. Works must be entered to be considered, and may be considered for up to two categories.

The Pulitzer Prize for Biography or Autobiography has been presented since 1917 and is one of the original Pulitzers.

Prairie Fires: The Life and Times of Laura Ingalls Wilder

CAROLINE FRASER · Metropolitan Books
Pages: 640
Format: Hardcover

The first comprehensive historical biography of Laura Ingalls Wilder, the beloved author of the Little House on the Prairie book series

Millions of readers of Little House on the Prairie believe they know Laura Ingalls -- the pioneer girl who survived blizzards and near-starvation...

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Margaret Fuller: A New American Life

Megan Marshall · Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Format: Hardcover

Winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Biography   From an early age, Margaret Fuller provoked and dazzled New Englands intellectual elite. Her famous Conversations changed womens sense of how they could think and live her editorship of the Transcendentalist literary journal the Dial shaped...
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Washington: A Life

Ron Chernow · Penguin Press HC, The
Format: Hardcover

From National Book Award winner Ron Chernow, a landmark biography of George Washington. In Washington: A Life celebrated biographer Ron Chernow provides a richly nuanced portrait of the father of our nation. With a breadth and depth matched by no other one-volume life of Washington, this...
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The First Tycoon: The Epic Life of Cornelius Vanderbilt

T.J. Stiles · Knopf; First Edition edition
Format: Book

NATIONAL BESTSELLERWINNER OF THE NATIONAL BOOK AWARD

In this groundbreaking biography, T.J. Stiles tells the dramatic story of Cornelius “Commodore” Vanderbilt, the combative man and American icon who, through his genius and force of will, did more than perhaps...

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American Lion: Andrew Jackson in the White House

Jon Meacham · Random House
Pages: 483
Format: Print book

A thought-provoking study of Andrew Jackson chronicles the life and career of a self-made man who went on to become a military hero and seventh president of the United States, critically analyzing Jackson's seminal role during a turbulent era in history, the political crises and personal...
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Master of the Senate: The Years of Lyndon Johnson III

Robert A Caro · Knopf
Pages: 1200
Format: Print book

Book Three of Robert A. Caro's monumental work, The Years of Lyndon Johnson - the most admired and riveting political biography of our era - which began with the best-selling and prizewinning The Path to Power and Means of Ascent.Master of the Senate carries Lyndon Johnson's story...
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John Adams

David McCullough · Simon & Schuster; 1st edition
Format: Print book

The Pulitzer Prize-winning, bestselling biography of America's founding father and second president that was the basis for the acclaimed HBO series, brilliantly told by master historian David McCullough.In this powerful, epic biography, David McCullough unfolds the adventurous life...
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Lindbergh

Andrew Scott Berg · Putnam
Pages: 640
Format: Hardcover

Bestselling author and National Book Awardwinner A. Scott Berg is the first and only writer to be given unrestricted access to the massive Lindbergh archives--more than two thousand boxes of personal papers, including reams of unpublished letters and diaries--and to be allowed freely to interview...
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Angela's Ashes

Frank McCourt

"When I look back on my childhood I wonder how I managed to survive at all. It was, of course, a miserable childhood: the happy childhood is hardly worth your while. Worse than the ordinary miserable childhood is the miserable Irish childhood, and worse yet is the miserable Irish Catholic...
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God: A Biography

Jack Miles · Knopf
Format: Book

What sort of person is God? What is his life story? Is it possible to approach him not as an object of religious reverence, but as the protagonist of the world's greatest book--as a character who possesses all the depths, contradictions, and abiguities of a Hamlet? This is the task...

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