Books by Charles Cerami

Charles Cerami is the author of the New York Times extended bestseller, Jefferson's Great Gamble (Sourcebooks, 2003), which tells the story of Jefferson, Napoleon and the Louisiana Purchase. He is also the author of Benjamin Banneker: Surveyor, Astronomer

Released: July 5, 2005

"There's little here that previous lives and histories have missed, but Cerami spins a good historical tale."
The second string comes in to close the game, and the Revolution is completed. Read full book review >
Released: March 3, 2003

"Anachronistic, incomplete—and insignificant next to such powerful studies as Roger G. Kennedy's upcoming Mr. Jefferson's Lost Cause (Mar. 2003)."
Born of military bullying and diplomatic haggling, the massive real-estate deal known as Louisiana Purchase makes a remarkable story indeed—but one that this slight volume does little justice. Read full book review >