Burr: A Novel

Burr: A Novel

For readers who can't get enough of the hit Broadway musical Hamilton,Gore Vidal's stunning novel about Aaron Burr, the man who killed Alexander Hamilton in a duel-and who served as a successful, if often feared, statesman of our fledgling nation.    Here is an extraordinary portrait of one of the most complicated-and misunderstood-figures among the Founding Fathers. In 1804, while serving as vice president, Aaron Burr fought a duel with his political nemesis, Alexander Hamilton, and killed him. In 1807, he was arrested, tried, and acquitted of treason. In 1833, Burr is newly married, an aging statesman considered a monster by many. But he is determined to tell his own story, and he chooses

Gore Vidal
Vintage Books

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