This is a concise, lively, and well-illustrated biography of the tenth president of the United States. This book reviews many of the 'firsts' associated with the life and presidency of John Tyler, and describes how the issues and conflicts of John Tyler's presidency affected the man and came to shape the identity of the new American nation.
Jane C Walker lives and writes in Midlothian, Virginia. She holds degrees in Elementary and Secondary Education (BS, The University of Rhode Island) and Reading (MA, University of Richmond). A former public school reading teacher, Ms. Walker believes that biographies can and should bring out the personalities of the individual honoured and breathe life into history.