Simon & Schuster publishers; Signed by author to State Senator Verne Duncan (Oregon and Idaho); has Senator's owner's stamp inside flap; hardbound with blue boards and black spine with silver lettering; book very good condition; dust jacket has small flaws (see pics).
Truman is a 1992 biography of the 33rd President of the United States Harry S. Truman written by popular historian David McCullough. The book won the 1993 Pulitzer Prize for Biography or Autobiography. The book was later made into a movie with the same name by HBO.
The book provides a biography of Harry Truman in chronological fashion from his birth to his rise to U.S. senator, vice-president, president, following his activities until death, exploring many of the major decisions he made as president, including his decision to drop the atom bomb on Hiroshima and Nagasaki, his meetings and confrontation with Joseph Stalin during the end of World War II, his decision to create the Marshall Plan, his decision to send troops to the Korean War, his decision to recognize the state of Israel, and his decision to desegregate the United States armed forces