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Alexander Hamilton
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Author Ron Chernow
Country United States
Language English
Subject Alexander Hamilton
Genre Non-fiction; biography
Publisher Penguin Press
Publication date
April 26, 2004
Media type Print, digital, audio
Pages 818 (hardcover)
ISBN 978-1-59420-009-0
LC Class E302.6.H2 2004

Alexander Hamilton is a 2004 biography of American statesman Alexander Hamilton, written by historian and biographer Ron Chernow. Hamilton, one of the Founding Fathers of the United States, was an instrumental promoter of the U.S. Constitution, founder of the nation's financial system, and its first Secretary of the Treasury.

The book, which was met with mostly positive acclaim, went on to win the inaugural George Washington Book Prize for early American history and was a nominee for the 2005 National Book Critics Circle Award in biography. In 2015, the book was adapted into the musical Hamilton by playwright Lin-Manuel Miranda. The stage production went on to win numerous accolades, including 11 Tony Awards.

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