By David O. Stewart
“The fullest recounting we've got of the excessive politics of that speedy post-Civil struggle period…Stewart’s swish sort and storytelling skill make for a great read.” —Bruce Kuklick, The Washington publish
“Likely to turn into the normal model of this old conflict among a president and Congress.” —Kirkus stories (starred assessment)
“Impeached is a desirable account of the try and eliminate Andrew Johnson from the presidency. Vigorously written, it truly is via all potential the simplest account of this bothered episode in our history.” —David Herbert Donald, writer of Lincoln
“Magnificent….Splendidly illuminates a major bankruptcy in American history.” —Roger Bishop, BookPage
“David Stewart’s Impeached is as riveting and rollicking because the most sensible Washington novel.” —Steven Brill, writer of The Teamsters and After; founding father of The American attorney and court docket television
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