What are the best books about Aaron Burr?

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    Burr is the first novel in the historical drama series for young adults written by Gore Vidal. It was first released in 2011. It is about Aaron Burr, one of the most controversial founding fathers who killed Alexander Hamilton.


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    Lawrence Black
    Written on April 25, 2018
    "I really enjoyed the author's writing, though I think he may have been a bit too sympathetic to some of the historical figures involved. I know in order to make a novel interesting one must almost treat these figures as characters, but it's important to remember they aren't."
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    #2The Heartbreak of Aaron Burr

    The Heartbreak of Aaron Burr

    The Heartbreak of Aaron Burr is a historical drama and biography written by H.W. Brands. It was originally released in 2012. It is about Aaron Burr and his colorful life as one of the founding fathers.


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    Scott McDonald
    Written on May 3, 2018
    "Aaron Burr is most prominently known as a founding father on the US constitution and this book goes over his tumultuous lifestyles and tragedies. A biography of sorts, the book skims over the details of the more interesting set pieces, such as his vice presidency, revolutionary war combatant, his duel with the Alexander Hamilton, and decides to instead favor his relationship with his daughter, whom he loves dearly. In that sense it does a decent job of humanizing this caricature of historical importance."
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    Treason: The America Story is a historical mystery drama novel written by renowned author David Nevin. It was released in 2002. It is about how Aaron Burr tried to usurp power from Thomas Jefferson. 

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    #4Jefferson's Vendetta

    Jefferson's Vendetta
    Jefferson's Vendetta: The Pursuit of Aaron Burr and the Judiciary is a thrilling historical drama and mystery novel written by Joseph Wheelan. It was released in 2014. It is about Thomas Jefferson and his pursuit of Aaron Burr.

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    Carl Williams
    Written on May 3, 2018
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    Duel: Alexander Hamilton, Aaron Burr, And The Future Of America is a biography and historical novel written by Thomas Fleming. It was first released in 2000. It is about the duel that happened between Alexander Hamilton and Aaron Burr.

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    Alan Fields
    Written on May 3, 2018
    "I recently bought Aaron Burr's book "Duel", and I'm really enjoying reading it. The book is well written, and it talks with details about the duel happened between Alexander Hamilton and Aaron Burr. A really interesting reading!"
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    #6Fallen Founder

    Fallen Founder

    Fallen Founder: The Life of Aaron Burr is a historical biography novel written Nancy Isenberg. It was originally released in 2007. It is about the life of America's most controversial founding father, Aaron Burr. 


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    Christopher Arnold
    Written on May 2, 2018
    "Fallen Founder is a non-fiction work by Nancy Isenberg. It is a biography about the life and times of Aaron Burr"
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    #7Founding Brothers: The Revolutionary Generation

    Founding Brothers: The Revolutionary Generation
    Founding Brothers follows the lives of six men—Hamilton, Burr, Jefferson, Franklin, Washington, and Adams—through ideological struggle and their staunch fight for democracy 

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    Kevin Gilbert
    Written on April 26, 2018
    "Founding Brothers won a Pulitzer Prize. It's well-researched and puts a lot of history into the right perspective."
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    #8American Emperor

    American Emperor

    American Emperor: Aaron Burr's Challenge to Jefferson's America is a vivid biography written by David O. Stewart. It was released in 2011. It is about the life of the man who challenged the other founding fathers for power.


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    Phillip Sanchez
    Written on April 28, 2018
    "This is a good solution because it is about Aaron Burr. The book has good reviews and it recommended by readers."


Best What are the best books about Aaron Burr
1BurrBooks 12 Paid
2The Heartbreak of Aaron BurrBooks 9 Paid
3TreasonBooks 8 Paid
4Jefferson's VendettaBooks 6 Paid
5DuelBooks 5 Paid
6Fallen FounderBooks 4 Paid
7Founding Brothers: The Revolutionary GenerationBooks 3 Paid
8American EmperorBooks 2 Paid

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