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Jon Meacham
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Jon Meacham is the author, most recently, of Thomas Jefferson: The Art of Power, a #1 New York Times bestseller that has been named one of the best books of the year by The New York Times Book Review, The Washington Post, Entertainment Weekly, The Seattle Times, and the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. Meacham received the Pulitzer Prize for American Lion, his bestselling 2008 biography of Andrew Jackson. He is also the author of the New York Times bestsellers Franklin and Winston and American Gospel. Executive editor and executive vice president of Random House, Meacham is a contributing editor to Time magazine... Read More

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American Gospel
God, the Founding Fathers, and the Making of a Nation
Written by Jon Meacham


Format: Trade Paperback, 448 pages
Publisher: Random House Trade Paperbacks
On Sale: March 20, 2007
Price: $16.00

The American Gospel–literally, the good news about America–is that religion shapes our public life without controlling it. In this vivid book, New York Times bestselling author Jon Meacham tells the human story of how the Founding Fathers viewed faith, and how they ultimately created a nation in which belief in God... Read more >
Also available as an unabridged audiobook download and an eBook.

American Gospel
God, the Founding Fathers, and the Making of a Nation
Written by Jon Meacham


Format: eBook
Publisher: Random House Trade Paperbacks
On Sale: March 20, 2007
Price: $11.99

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Also available as an unabridged audiobook download and a trade paperback.

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American Lion
Andrew Jackson in the White House
Written by Jon Meacham


Format: Trade Paperback, 512 pages
Publisher: Random House Trade Paperbacks
On Sale: April 30, 2009
Price: $18.00

Winner, Pulitzer Prize for Biography

Andrew Jackson, his intimate circle of friends, and his tumultuous times are at the heart of this book about the man who rose from nothing to create the modern presidency. Beloved and hated, venerated and reviled, Andrew Jackson was an orphan who fought his way to the... Read more >

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American Lion
Andrew Jackson in the White House
Written by Jon Meacham


Format: Hardcover, 512 pages
Publisher: Random House
On Sale: November 11, 2008
Price: $35.00

Winner, Pulitzer Prize for Biography

Andrew Jackson, his intimate circle of friends, and his tumultuous times are at the heart of this book about the man who rose from nothing to create the modern presidency. Beloved and hated, venerated and reviled, Andrew Jackson was an orphan who fought his way to the... Read more >

American Lion
Andrew Jackson in the White House
Written by Jon Meacham


Format: eBook
Publisher: Random House
On Sale: November 11, 2008
Price: $13.99

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American Lion
Andrew Jackson in the White House
Written by Jon Meacham


Format: Trade Paperback, 944 pages
Publisher: Random House Large Print
On Sale: November 11, 2008
Price: $30.00

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Beyond Bin Laden
America and the Future of Terror
Written by James A. Baker III, Karen Hughes, Richard N. Haass and Bing West
Edited by Jon Meacham


Format: eBook, 75 pages
Publisher: Random House
On Sale: May 9, 2011
Price: $1.99

To purchase a copy of this ebook, please see the "buy" links on the right-hand side.
In Random House's first instant e-Book, award-winning author and Executive Editor at Random House, Jon Meacham, presents a new collection of essays on Osama bin Laden.

Osama bin Laden was the most wanted man in American history—an... Read more >
Also available as an unabridged audiobook download.

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Franklin and Winston
An Intimate Portrait of an Epic Friendship
Written by Jon Meacham


Format: Trade Paperback, 512 pages
Publisher: Random House Trade Paperbacks
On Sale: October 12, 2004
Price: $16.95

Franklin Roosevelt and Winston Churchill were the greatest leaders of “the Greatest Generation.” In Franklin and Winston, Jon Meacham explores the fascinating relationship between the two men who worked together and achieved victory in World War II.

It was a crucial friendship, and a unique one—a president and a prime minister spending... Read more >

Franklin and Winston
An Intimate Portrait of an Epic Friendship
Written by Jon Meacham


Format: eBook
Publisher: Random House
On Sale: October 14, 2003
Price: $13.99

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September 9, 2014
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Thomas Jefferson: President and Philosopher

Written by Jon Meacham


Format: Hardcover, 336 pages
Publisher: Crown Books for Young Readers
On Sale: September 9, 2014
Price: $19.99

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Also available as a hardcover library binding.

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Thomas Jefferson: The Art of Power

Written by Jon Meacham


Format: Trade Paperback, 1376 pages
Publisher: Random House Large Print
On Sale: November 13, 2012
Price: $35.00

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Thomas Jefferson: The Art of Power

Written by Jon Meacham


Format: eBook, 800 pages
Publisher: Random House
On Sale: November 13, 2012
Price: $13.99

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Thomas Jefferson: The Art of Power

Written by Jon Meacham


Format: Trade Paperback, 800 pages
Publisher: Random House Trade Paperbacks
On Sale: October 29, 2013
Price: $20.00

NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY
The New York Times Book Review • The Washington Post • Entertainment Weekly • The Seattle Times • St. Louis Post-Dispatch

In this magnificent biography, the Pulitzer Prize–winning author of American Lion and Franklin and Winston brings vividly to life an extraordinary man... Read more >

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Thomas Jefferson: The Art of Power

Written by Jon Meacham


Format: Hardcover, 800 pages
Publisher: Random House
On Sale: November 13, 2012
Price: $35.00

In this magnificent biography, the Pulitzer Prize–winning author of American Lion and Franklin and Winston brings vividly to life an extraordinary man and his remarkable times. Thomas Jefferson: The Art of Power gives us Jefferson the politician and president, a great and complex human being forever engaged in the wars of... Read more >

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Voices in Our Blood
America's Best on the Civil Rights Movement
Written by Jon Meacham


Format: Trade Paperback, 576 pages
Publisher: Random House Trade Paperbacks
On Sale: January 7, 2003
Price: $18.00

Voices in Our Blood is a literary anthology of the most important and artful interpretations of the civil rights movement, past and present. It showcases what forty of the nation's best writers—including Maya Angelou, James Baldwin, Ralph Ellison, William Faulkner, John Steinbeck, Alice Walker, Robert Penn Warren, Eudora Welty, and Richard... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.

Voices in Our Blood
America's Best on the Civil Rights Movement
Written by Jon Meacham


Format: eBook
Publisher: Random House
On Sale: February 15, 2001
Price: $13.99

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Also available as a trade paperback.
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