FIRST EDITION OF TRUMAN, BOLDLY SIGNED BY DAVID MCCULLOUGH
(TRUMAN, Harry) MCCULLOUGH, David. Truman. New York: Simon & Schuster, (1992). Octavo, original half navy cloth, original dust jacket.
First edition of McCullough's Pulitzer Prize-winning biography of President Truman, signed on the title page by McCullough.
McCullough's "warm, affectionate and thoroughly captivating biography" of President Harry Truman earned the 1993 Pulitzer Prize for biography. On publication Truman won immediate praise in the June 21, 1992 issue of The New York Times as "the most thorough account of Truman's life yet to appear… a sound, thorough narrative of the major events of the Truman Presidency." To McCullough, Harry Truman "brought to the highest office the language and values of the common people… a great and good man, and a great American President." With over 45 pages of photographic illustrations.
A fine signed copy.