The Pattons is an exceptional portrait of the famous military family, eloquently written by the grandson of its most illustrious member, George S. Patton. Washington Post critic Jonathan Yardley called it "one of the best books of the year."
"A compelling narrative . . . a book full of delicious characters in a prose style that is equal to their vigor." -New York Times Book Review
A compelling narrative . . . a book full of delicious characters in a prose style that is equal to their vigor.
History in an intimate, personal vein . . . A descendant s affectionate and affecting account of those who helped make Patton a celebrated family name in the often violent annals of the New World.
An artful, reflective, and highly readable family history.
A truly remarkable book.
"A saga of a famous American family, told from the inside with rare objectivity."