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Jackson The Iron-Willed Commander

By Paul Vickery
Published by Thomas Nelson

Average Blogger Rating: 4.02 Stars

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On 2/11 Chris Aiken wrote: Dr. Vickery offers a great addition to this series on “The Generals.” I must say that I thought I had a fairly good idea of who Andrew Jackson was. After reading this incredibly engaging book…I had no clue. The author gives great insight into the man through careful analysis and a balanced presentation. ... Book Review: Jackson: The Iron-willed Commander

Chris' Rating:

4 Stars

On 12/13 Bob Garbett wrote: “Jackson The Iron-Willed Commander” by Paul S. Vickery is a very informative and enjoyable read. I have never read a biography of Jackson before, and found this one to quite interesting. It starts from Jackson’s difficult childhood and continues through his military and political careers. Jackson ... Jackson The Iron Willed Commander

Bob 's Rating:

4 Stars

On 11/14 Jeff Randleman wrote: I am a history buff. I love reading history, biographies, and historical novels, especially those covering early American times, from colonial to the westward expansion. I also love reading the history of the locality where I call home. In this case, the Gulf Coast of Florida. Over the past few days, ... Book Review – Jackson: The Iron-Willed Commander by Paul Vickery

Jeff's Rating:

5 Stars

On 10/17 Ben House wrote: For the serious students of American history, particularly pre-Civil War or military history or Presidential history, the biggest name associated with studies of Andrew Jackson is Robert Remini. He has written around 10 volumes on Andrew Jackson and several other books on Jackson's contemporaries. Another ... Andrew Jackson: Fightin' Gen'ral

Ben 's Rating:

4 Stars

On 10/4 MelissaTX wrote: Jackson: The Iron-Willed Commander is the first book I've read in The Generals Series. This series of books is about leaders who stood out above the rest and includes books on Grant, Lee, MacArthur, Patton, Pershing, Sherman, and Washington.This book chronicles the life of the 7th president ... Jackson The Iron-Willed Commander - book review

MelissaTX's Rating:

3 Stars

On 9/24 Ken Weatherbee wrote: Although much great information about who Andrew Jackson was as a person beyond the Presidency can be found in Vickery’s book, the overall narrative was missing the detailed elaboration to truly retain the reader’s attention. The author brings incites and thrusts the reader into the historical setting ... Disappointing read

Ken's Rating:

2 Stars

On 9/13 hiswrittenword wrote: Paul Vickery was thorough in the biography. He began Andrew Jackon's early childhood through his presidency. Jackson was a self-made man with a tough demeanor. His childhood had an impact on who he became. He was a fighter. He would listen to the advice of other but ultimately called the shots. ... A Great History Lesson

hiswrittenword's Rating:

4 Stars

On 9/12 Barbara Shelton wrote: Jackson by Paul Vickery is an exciting, well-written book. Vickery gives us a brief history of the life of Andrew Jackson. This book is not a dry history book ─ it is extremely exciting to read and even has pictures. It is very, very, very hard to put it down once you start reading it. Vickery ... Jackson by Paul Vickery

Barbara's Rating:

5 Stars

On 9/10 Rev. Dave wrote: Jackson is a biography in Stephen Mansfield’s series of books on “The Generals.” Author Paul Vickery looks at the life of the man who would become the seventh President of the United States of America. He was the first president not to come from Massachusetts or Virginia, and the first to really ... A Report on Jackson's Life

Rev. Dave's Rating:

3 Stars

On 9/4 Writer Rani wrote: I liked this book better than some of the other books I have read in the series, because of the attention to using quotes from Andrew Jackson and the people he knew during his lifetime. It was especially nice that Paul Vickery mentioned it in the prologue. That was when I knew that I was going to enjoy ... Jackson: The Iron-Willed Commander by Paul Vickery

Writer Rani's Rating:

5 Stars