T. J. Stiles
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T. J. Stiles

T. J. Stiles is the author of The First Tycoon: The Epic Life of Cornelius Vanderbilt, winner of the 2009 National Book Award in Nonfiction and the 2010 Pulitzer Prize in Biography, and Jesse James: Last Rebel of the Civil War, which won the Ambassador Book Award and the Peter Seaborg Award for Civil War Scholarship. A member of the Society of American Historians, he wrote his latest book, Custer's Trials: A Life on the Frontier of a New America, with the assistance of a Guggenheim fellowship. He lives in Berkeley, California, with his wife and two children.

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    • Custer's Trials

    • A Life on the Frontier of a New America
    • By: T.J. Stiles
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    • Length: 23 hrs and 44 mins
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    In this magisterial biography, T. J. Stiles paints a portrait of Custer both deeply personal and sweeping in scope, proving how much of Custer's legacy has been ignored....

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    • By JackMargo on 06-23-16

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    • The First Tycoon

    • The Epic Life of Cornelius Vanderbilt
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    • Length: 28 hrs and 45 mins
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    • By john on 08-08-10

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