Alexander Hamilton’s Guide to Life

9780451498090Alexander Hamilton’s Guide to Life by Jeff Wilser

The life—and lessons—of the Founding Father who mastered the arts of wit, war, and wealth, long before becoming the subject of Broadway’s Hamilton: An American Musical

Two centuries after his death, Alexander Hamilton is shining once more under the world’s spotlight—and we need him now more than ever.Hamilton was a self-starter. Scrappy. Orphaned as a child, he came to America with nothing but a code of honor and a hunger to work. He then went on to help win the Revolutionary War and ratify the Constitution, create the country’s financial system, charm New York’s most eligible ladies, and land his face on our $10 bill. The ultimate underdog, he combined a fearless, independent spirit with a much-needed dose of American optimism.Hamilton died before he could teach us the lessons he learned, but Alexander Hamilton’s Guide to Lifeunlocks his core principles—intended for anyone interested in success, romance, money, or dueling. They include:

·         Speak with Authority Even If You Have None (Career)
·         Seduce with Your Strengths (Romance)
·         Find Time for the Quills and the Bills (Money)
·         Put the Father in Founding Father (Friends & Family)
·         Being Right Trumps Being Popular (Leadership)

For history buffs and pop-culture addicts alike, this mix of biography, humor, and advice offers a fresh take on a nearly forgotten Founding Father, and will spark a revolution in your own life.

Review:    American history isn’t one of my best subjects to read about. My love for history lies with the ancient world. But the hype surrounding Alexander Hamilton’s life and legacy intrigued not only myself but millions of people as well. Alexander Hamilton’s Guide to Life by Jeff Wilser presents the reader with the primary principles/guidelines that is intended to attract anyone who wants to be successful in life, love, economics and many other aspects.
This book is Funny, engaging, and full of interesting facts about a truly remarkable life. Not only will you learn about a man who changed the course of the United States several times during his life, you’ll also learn how to apply his way of thinking to your own life. This book is fun and substantive book to read not an easy balance to pull off, especially in a biography. He intertwines the biographical history of Hamilton’s life with the great quotes and details that show one of the founding father as a powerful figure not only in his career but the evolving foundation of the United States. Alexander Hamilton’s Guide to Life is a must read if you want to learn about his extraordinary life and advice.
****(received this book through as an exchange for an honest review)****


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