Houses of the Presidents

Childhood Homes, Family Dwellings, Private Escapes, and Grand Estates

ebook / ISBN-13: 9780316215329

USD: $19.99  /  CAD: $24.99

ON SALE: November 6th 2012

Genre: Nonfiction / History / United States / 19th Century


Houses of the Presidents offers a unique tour of the houses and day-to-day lives of America’s presidents, from George Washington’s time to the present. Author Hugh Howard weaves together personal, presidential, and architectural histories to shed light on the way our chief executives lived. Original photography by Roger Straus III brings the houses and furnishings beautifully to life.

From Jefferson’s Monticello to Reagan’s Rancho del Cielo, with fascinating and surprising stops between and beyond, Houses of the Presidents presents a fascinating alternative history of the American presidency.

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