Washington was a stoic figure and obsessive with curating his own legacy. This has made it difficult for biographers to reveal the real man behind the legend. Chernow gets much right, but did he get it all?
John D. Rockefeller Sr. issued in a new era of the modern corporation through his founding and growth of Standard Oil. Titan, by Ron Chernow, explores the intricate life of one of the richest men to ever live.