Unreleased Afterword Delves Into Jackson’s Impact On U.S. Presidents
FOX & Friends and National Radio Host Kilmeade To Visit Florida, Virginia, Tennessee, Missouri And More
Nashville, Tenn. (Oct. 4, 2018) – Brian Kilmeade’s latest bestseller ANDREW JACKSON AND THE MIRACLE OF NEW ORLEANS (Sentinel/Penguin), written with Don Yeager, will release to paperback on Oct. 23. In a brand-new afterword, Kilmeade reflects on the ripples of Jackson’s leadership that were later seen through presidents Theodore Roosevelt, Harry S. Truman and more.
Known for taking readers into the front lines of some of the most untold yet vital stories in American History, Kilmeade and Yeager’s latest in the popular series resonated with audiences staying on the New York Times bestseller list for 14 weeks.
ANDREW JACKSON AND THE MIRACLE OF NEW ORLEANS returns readers to a pivotal yet surprising battle during the War of 1812, helmed by General Andrew Jackson, a formidable military leader with a grudge against the British and a heart for the common man. He bridged the divided inhabitants of New Orleans, including Frenchmen, Native Americans, freed slaves, pirates and Kentucky woodsman. Under the emergence of his leadership, the United States defied the greater odds winning an unfathomable victory that saved America’s independence for the second time.
Kilmeade will make stops in Tampa, Norfolk, Nashville, St. Louis, Grand Rapids and more in support of ANDREW JACKSON AND THE MIRACLE OF NEW ORLEANS. For more tour information, visit www.BrianKilmeade.com.
ABOUT THE AUTHORS: BRIAN KILMEADE and DON YAEGER are the coauthors of GEORGE WASHINGTON’S THE SECRET SIX, THOMAS JEFFERSON AND THE TRIPOLI PIRATES and ANDREW JACKSON AND THE MIRACLE OF NEW ORLEANS spending a combined 54 weeks on the New York Times bestseller list with over 2 million books sold. Kilmeade cohosts Fox News Channel’s morning show FOX & Friends and hosts the daily national radio show “The Brian Kilmeade Show.” Yaeger has written or co-written over twenty-four books. For more information, please visit www.briankilmeade.com.
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ANDREW JACKSON AND THE MIRACLE OF NEW ORLEANS
by authors Brian Kilmeade and Don Yaeger
Sentinel/Penguin Random House
RELEASE DATE: Oct. 23
9780735213241 ** $17.00
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Praise for ANDREW JACKSON AND THE MIRACLE OF NEW ORLEANS:
“A lively narrative”
"Riveting history that reads like a stay-up-all-night thriller. Don't miss this book!"
-Brad Thor, author of Use of Force
"A tale as improbable as it is spellbinding, told with deft touch and insightful clarity. Brian Kilmeade has done it again."
-General Stanley McChrystal (U.S. Army, Retired), author of Team of Teams
"The scholarship is impeccable, the topic immensely important, the story masterfully crafted. This little gem of a book belongs on the bookshelf of every history buff. What a triumph!"
-Jay Winik, author of April 1865 and 1944
"A wild, page-turning history of one of America's most fascinating battles."
-Brad Meltzer, bestselling author of The President's Shadow
"Brian Kilmeade, who has a gift for narrative and an intuitive feel for great stories, has written an exciting account of New Orleans and how that battle changed America down the decades."
-Jon Meacham, author of Thomas Jefferson, American Lion, Destiny and Power, and Franklin and Winston.
"A riveting introduction to one of the seminal battles in U.S. History. The War of 1812 folk legend of Old Hickory rides high on his horse again in this engrossing overview for readers of all ages. Highly recommended!"
-Douglas Brinkley, Professor of History at Rice University and author of Rightful Heritage
"Kilmeade shows how the patriotism of Jackson and his generation made America great in the first place. A terrific read."
-Jane Hampton Cook, presidential historian and author of The Burning of the White House
"The reader gets an inkling of the grit that made America great."
-Erik Prince, author of Civilian Warriors