Books by John S.D. Eisenhower

AMERICAN GENERAL by John S.D. Eisenhower
Released: Oct. 7, 2014

"A readable, evenhanded work that would be appropriate for younger readers as well."
A sympathetic look at the Union general with an eye toward correcting inaccuracies in the record. Read full book review >
ZACHARY TAYLOR by John S.D. Eisenhower
Released: June 1, 2008

"Adequate sketch of Taylor's accomplishments without a great deal of flesh or heart."
Old Rough and Ready gets proficient, if somewhat lackluster treatment in this latest volume of the American Presidents series. Read full book review >
GENERAL IKE by John S.D. Eisenhower
Released: June 6, 2003

"Soon to be bedside reading for West Point cadets and budding generals. We'll hope that Eisenhower follows with an account of his father's presidential years."
An excellent appreciation of Dwight Eisenhower's skills as a military commander, though by a biased observer—the general's son, himself a distinguished officer and historian. Read full book review >
Released: Dec. 20, 1997

"While Eisenhower largely skirts Scott's personal life, he offers a vivid portrait of Scott's times and accomplishments, and of the violent young nation in which he came to prominence."
A great but frequently overlooked figure in America during the early decades of the 19th century now gets his due. Read full book review >
Released: Nov. 8, 1993

"A colorful introduction to a landmark period in US-Latin relations. (Illustrations)"
An assured popular history of cross-border turmoil that inaugurated more than 75 years of US intervention in Latin American affairs—and that produced lasting resentment in our neighbors to the south. Read full book review >
Released: March 23, 1989

An expert, lively, gracefully written account of America's most costly and ignored war. Read full book review >