Pulitzer Prize winner and #1 New York Times bestselling author of Destiny and Power, American Lion, and Thomas Jefferson: The Art of Power

2009 Pulitzer Prizes

“American Lion: Andrew Jackson in the White House” has been awarded the 2009 Pulitzer Prize for biography or autobiography by an American author for its

“unflinching portrait of a not always admirable democrat but a pivotal president, written with an agile prose that brings the Jackson saga to life.”

Jon Meacham