Alexander Hamilton By Ron Chernow Book PDF Online – Review & Summary

ABOUT THE BOOK: Alexander Hamilton by Ron Chernow was published on 26th April 2004, English. Penguin Press was the publisher of the Alexander Hamilton book. This is the New York Times bestseller.

it won the prizes like George Washington book Prize in 2005, National book Critics Circle award nominee for biography in 2004.

Alexander Hamilton

It is a very famous book in the United States. In this book, the author explained details about the biography of the Alexander Hamilton. Hamilton was one of the most brilliant men of his most brilliant time and in American history, he was one of the most famous figures.

Alexander Hamilton by Ron Chernow Book Details

Name of the Book: Alexander Hamilton

Publish Date: 26th April 2004

Author: Ron Chernow

Published by: Penguin Press

Price:   ? 1,138.00

Pages: 818

ISBN: ISBN 9780143034759


Ronald Chernow was born on 3rd March 1949 (age 67) at Brooklyn, New York, United States. Israel and Ruth are the parents of the author and also his father was the owner of the discount store, his mother was a bookkeeper. He was married to Valerie S. Chernow in 1979 and she died due to illness in 2006.

He completed Graduation in B. A (Suma cum Laude) from Yale College in 1970 and done M.Phil. in 1972 from Cambridge University. And also he got many honorary degrees like Long Island University, Marymount Manhattan College, Hamilton College, Washington College, and Skidmore College.

He was an American writer, Journalist, Historian, and Biographer. He won prizes like Pulitzer Prize for Biography, American History Book Prize, and National Book Award for Non-fiction. The other books by the author were given below:

  • Washington: A Life in 2010.
  • Titan: The Life of John D. Rockefeller, Sr. In 1998.
  • The Death of the Banker in 1997.
  • The Warburgs: A Family Saga in 1993.
  • The House of Morgan in 1990.

Alexander Hamilton Book Summery / Contents

This book consists of 818 pages with ISBN 9780143034759. This book was divided into forty – three chapter as listed below:

  1. The Castaways
  2. Hurricane
  3. The Collegian
  4. The Pen and the Sword
  5. The Little Lion
  6. A Frenzy of Valor
  7. The Lovesick Colonel
  8. Glory
  9. Ringing Billows
  10. A Grave, Silent, Strange Sort of Animal
  11. Ghosts
  12. August and Respectable Assembly
  13. Publius
  14. Putting the Machine in Motion
  15. Villainous Business
  16. Pangloss
  17. The First Town in America
  18. Of Avarice and Enterprise
  19. City of the Future
  20. Corrupt Squadrons
  21. Exposure
  22. Stabbed in the Dark
  23. Citizen Genet
  24. A Disagreeable Trade
  25. Seas of Blood
  26. The Wicked Insurgents of the West
  27. Sugar Plums and Toys
  28. Spare Cassius
  29. The Man in the Glass Bubble
  30. Flying Too Near the Sun
  31. An Instrument of Hell
  32. Reign of Witches
  33. Work Godly and Ungodly
  34. In an Evil Hour
  35. Gusts of Passion
  36. In a Very Belligerent Humor
  37. Deadlock
  38. A World Full of Folly
  39. Pamphlet Wars
  40. The Price of Truth
  41. A Despicable Opinion
  42. Fatal Errand
  43. The Melting Scene

In this book, you can able to read the history of the American and Hamilton’s life with including some of his childhood friends like George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, James Madison, Aaron burr, Adams, and Monroe. He was also called as Founding Father of the United States and the first United States Secretary of the Treasury.


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