Why this match? Cornelius Ryan's histories are more about people than events, and he shares Ambrose's penchant for exploring human failings and triumphs in historical context, providing history through the eyes of those who made it. -- Bethany Latham
Why this match? These historians write engaging and authoritative books about important figures in American history. Their work is characterized by clear and direct prose, meticulous research, and even-handed approaches that focus more on gripping narratives and complex, vividly detailed biographical portraits than on controversial theories. -- Derek Keyser
Why this match? American history and biography are a shared passion for these authors. Regardless of topic, their works are compelling, scholarly, and thought-provoking. They are richly detailed tapestries that bring past lives and times alive for the reader. -- Melissa Gray
Why this match? Timothy Egan and Stephen E. Ambrose write meticulously researched histories and biographies devoted to pivotal American events and important Americans. While Egan is more atmospheric and elegiac and Ambrose necessarily includes more violence, both have a keen eye for dramatic details that bring people and events vividly to life. -- Mike Nilsson
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