By Ulysses S. Grant
"One of the main unflinching stories of battle in our literature." --William McFeeley
Among the autobiographies of significant army figures, Ulysses S. Grant's is unquestionably one of many most interesting, and it truly is arguably the main extraordinary literary success of any American president: a lucid, compelling, and brutally sincere chronicle of triumph and failure. From his frontier boyhood to his heroics in conflict to the grinding poverty from which the Civil struggle mockingly "rescued" him, those memoirs are a captivating, deeply relocating account of an excellent guy, advised with nice braveness as he displays at the fortunes that formed his existence and his personality. Written below excruciating conditions (as supply was once death of throat cancer), inspired and edited from its very inception through Mark Twain, it's a triumph of the paintings of autobiography.
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