St. George, Judith, The Duel: The Parallel Lives of Alexander Hamilton and Aaron Burr. Viking Press, 2009. INFORMATION.
On July 11, 1804, two met to duel on the dueling grounds of Weehawken, New Jersey. At the end of the duel, one was dead, the other was a fugitive. Alexander Hamilton was the first secretary of the treasury for George Washington, Aaron Burr was the vice president for Thomas Jefferson. Up until this point, however, the two had led curiously parallel lives. This is their stories.
A fascinating look at two prominent figures in history. The information is well-researched. The layout used is easy-to-follow. The text is put together well. Readers who are interested in early American history, biographies, and non-fiction will enjoy reading this book. MS. ADVISABLE. Reviewer: Jessica M, Library Media Specialist, Olympus Jr. High.